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The Seed Savers Exchange - (Alcea rosea) This classic variety has graced outbuildings on Iowa farmsteads for over a century. Years ago, refined ladies just looked for the hollyhocks and didn’t have to ask where the outhouse was. Single blooms of white, light pink, magenta, and burgundy. Blooms the second year in the North or first year in more moderate climates. Self-seeding biennial, 6-9' tall.
Instructions: Sow seed indoors 1/4" deep. Plant out after the danger of frost has passed in late spring. Can also be directly sown outdoors 3 weeks before the last frost. Prefers light well-drained soil and will tolerate dry conditions.
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before the last frost
Germination: 15-21 Days
Plant Outdoors: 4-6” Apart
Light: Full Sun
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