Hollyhock in Mixed Colours

Hollyhock in Mixed Colours - Plant

Alcea rosea  

Impressive Colours

Our mix of Hollyhocks (Alcea Rosea) are tall upright perennials, distinguished by their strong stems and large colourful flowers. The flowers that grow on erect stems will form a beautiful backdrop at the back of the flower border, against the house or along a wall or fence.

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Flowering month(s)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Oct Nov Dec

The Hollyhock is a real sun worshipper. An area such as a sunny south wall or fence is ideal for this romantic, summer flowering plant. Well-drained, sandy soil is excellent. Be sure to provide enough fertilizer and prevent the soil from drying out. Plant the young plants about 50 cm apart.

Hollyhock combines well with Climbing Roses

This plant combines well with other plants. Roses grow well in the same area and make a great partner. Decorate your sunny south wall or fence with Climbing Roses and Hollyhocks. This plant can also be successfully combined with lavender.

The stunning, large flowers of our Hollyhocks are double. You'll receive a mixture of plants with colours varying from red, yellow, dark pink, light pink to white. The tall, sturdy flower spikes provide a strong, vertical accent in your garden. The shape combines perfectly with the Echinacea Purpurea which has a flatter shape or even the airy inflorescence of Thalictrum Rochebrunianum.

The wonderful thing about Hollyhocks is that they look beautiful in the most simplest spots of the garden. Hollyhock is also called Althaea rosea.

The plants you receive from us will bloom during the same year. Hollyhock is a biennial which means that the plant dies after flowering. When the plant turns to a brownish colour in autumn, you can cut the whole plant.

Hollyhocks are self-sown

Leave the seeds in their decorative seed pods to ripen to create new hollyhock seeds. Sow the seeds in June in a shady spot. In September, choose the best place in your garden for planting. Cover the plant in winter with some fallen leaves to protect from frost. The plants will bloom the following year from June to July. The colour of its flowers is always a surprise!


Full sun
Partial shade
Growth height: 180 cm

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