Hollyhock Peaches n Dreams

 
Orange Hollyhock Peaches n Dreams, Alcea rosea, Hollyhock

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Hollyhock Peaches n Dreams gives you extra-large powder puff blooms in peachy pastel. One of the best. (Alcea rosea)

Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 48-72" tall (4-6 feet), 12-24" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU 3ALCEA

Everybody loves Hollyhocks--tall beauties that create tremendous color wherever they grow. They quickly create spires of flowers up to 5 or 6 feet. 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.

These old-fashioned plants are famous for being biennial which means they bloom their second year from seed.

SKU 3ALCEA
Common Name Hollyhock
Botanical Name Alcea rosea
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Orange
Mature Height 48-72" tall (4-6 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread 12-24" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Cut Flowers
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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1.0

Disappointed.

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from Des Moines, IA

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Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Peaches n Dreams:

I bought TEN of these and lined them against a white fence in my backyard - was SO excited to see tall, peach fluffiness all summer and then (fingers crossed) each year after that. It never happened. I don't think the greenery passed 1-2 feet and then nothing progressed. This was really sad for me, as other people mentioned how easy hollyhocks are to grow and often reseed themselves. I had seen multiple neighbors with hollyhocks, which is why I bought them in the first place - I knew they'd grow well in our area. At least I thought they would... :(

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4.0

I would buy more of these

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from Newnan, Ga.

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Lived thru cold winter

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Border S side of house
    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Peaches n Dreams:

    I am using these to hide the side foundation of the house. They were very new last year so they didn't do much. This spring they are already up about a foot. One of the 3 died.

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    USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

    To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

    • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
    • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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