Hollyhock Seeds - Double Maroon
USDA Zones: 4 - 9
Height: 60 - 84 inches
Bloom Season: Early to mid Summer
Bloom Color: Maroon
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well drained, pH 6.1 - 7.8
Deer Resistant: Yes
House Plant: No
Latin Name: Alcea Rosea
Hollyhock (Alcea Rosea Chaters Double Maroon) - Hollyhock is an old time favorite for many gardeners. Chater's Double Maroon Hollyhock is very colorful with deep maroon double blossoms which contrast nicely with the light green foliage. It will bloom from early to midsummer reaching a height of 5 to 7 feet tall and 1 to 2 feet wide and grows best in full sun.
Plant hollyhocks in a Cottage Garden or as a back border in a perennial garden. They have an impressive effect when planted in a mass planting. Hummingbirds, butterflies and bees are attracted to the flowers and deer tend to stay away from Hollyhocks. It has no real change in fall color and it will die back for the winter.