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Hollyhock Mix

Double flowers in mix of luscious colors bloom on tall stems. A must for the cottage garden; also good for screening unsightly areas. (Alcea rosea)

Item Size

Bag of 8
Bag of 8

Price: $18.95

Sale: $14.22

$1.78 Per Root
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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 60-84" tall, 12-24" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 5ALCEA8
Common Name Hollyhock
Botanical Name Alcea rosea
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Mixed
Estimated Mature Height 60-84" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-24" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Depth Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As Bare Root
Foliage Color Green
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Everybody loves Hollyhocks--tall beauties that create tremendous color wherever they grow. They quickly create spires of flowers up to 5 feet.

These old-fashioned plants are famous for being biennial which means they bloom their second year from seed. But ours are already in their second season, so they're guaranteed to bloom this coming summer.

Hollyhocks are great for the back of the border, and also as a blooming screen for unsightly views or other things you'd like to hide with beautiful flowers all summer long.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Coreopsis Moonbeam

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  • Geranium Havana Blues

    Geranium Havana Blues

  • Garden Gloves

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American MeadowsHollyhock Mixed Colors - Bag of 8
 
3.0

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        5.0

        The foilage is huge!

        By Heather Flower

        from Warsaw, Indiana

        About Me Getting Started

        Pros

        • Long Bloom Time
        • Low Maintenance
        • Reliable Growth
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

        • Slow Growth

        Best Uses

        • Large Areas

        Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Mixed Colors - Bag of 8:

        I got these last year so they havent bloomed yet! I can wait to see the blooms this summer! The foilage on these plants are huge! Bigger than my hand! So they do need a good amount of growing space. Everything I bought from american meadows grew! I did not have one dud! Instructions are easy to follow!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Disappointed

        By Paula

        from Grove, OK

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              Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Mixed Colors - Bag of 8:

              I am sorry that I can't be more positive. I assume it is due to our hard winter . . but only 3 of the 8 hollyhocks have pokes their heads up this year.

              Thank you!
              Paula

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              5.0

              better than i thought they would be..

              By diane the nurse

              from la crosse wisconsin

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              • Accurate Instructions
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                Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Mixed Colors - Bag of 8:

                excellent border flowers for my flower garden. lots of great color...can't wait til they come up again..

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                1.0

                Review of Hollyhock mixed colors.. :(

                By Melissa in NH

                from Bedford NH

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                  • Did Not Bloom

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                  • Garden

                  Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Mixed Colors - Bag of 8:

                  I planted 2 bags of 8 in full sun outside of my veggie garden and got real excited when the leaves popped out of the ground... but that was it. Never flowered.

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                  Shipping

                  Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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                  Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
                  • Coreopsis Moonbeam

                    Coreopsis Moonbeam

                  • Geranium Havana Blues

                    Geranium Havana Blues

                  • Garden Gloves

                    Garden Gloves

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