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Seed Exchange - This single hollyhock was described in 1629 by English botanist John Parkinson as being “of a darke red like blackblood.” It appears black on overcast days, but will have a hint of red in bright sun. Plant next to a white fence for a spectacular contrast. Self-seeding biennial, 5-6' tall.
Self-seeding biennial grows to 6 feet tall
Deep red flowers look almost black
Good for landscaping and ornamental gardens
Instructions - Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors one week before last frost. Give space to allow airflow, and grow in rich moist soil. Stake tall plants.
Direct Seed 1/8" Deep
Germination 10-14 days
Thin 18-36" Apart
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