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Hollyhock Charter's Double 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) Great for large scale or mass plantings.

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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.

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2.8

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        3.0

        mother's fav flower

        By Lisa

        from Hershey, PA

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Pros

          Cons

          • Arrived Dead

          Best Uses

            Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Double Charters Mix, Hollyhock Mix:

            I purchased these for my mother for her birthday and was very excited; however, when she received them, 2 were dead and one was on the way to a fast death. The others that survived did well and she was surprised that I remembered they were her fav flowers.

             
            2.0

            Maybe bigger next year

            By Mickey

            from Seguin, Tx

            Pros

            • Large Bulb Size
            • Reliable Growth

            Cons

            • Colors Not As Expected

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              Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Double Charters Mix, Hollyhock Mix:

              I planted mine earlier this year and it grew about 5 feet tall with one stem, but I only got white flowers. I was expecting very colorful blooms. I am now seeing at the bottom more green leaves, so maybe it takes a couple of years.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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 Double Charters Mix, Hollyhock Mix:

              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!

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Disappointed

              By Paula

              from Grove, OK

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                    Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Double Charters Mix, Hollyhock Mix:

                    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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                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    better than i thought they would be..

                    By diane the nurse

                    from la crosse wisconsin

                    About Me Getting Started

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate Instructions
                    • Hardy
                    • Healthy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Garden
                      • Outdoors

                      Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Double Charters Mix, Hollyhock Mix:

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

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Review of Hollyhock mixed colors.. :(

                      By Melissa in NH

                      from Bedford NH

                      About Me Getting Started

                      Pros

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                        • Did Not Bloom

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                        • Garden

                        Comments about American Meadows Hollyhock Double Charters Mix, Hollyhock Mix:

                        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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