Perennial Alcea Rosea Chaters Double Maroon Hollyhock Flower Seeds

Hollyhock Seeds - Double Maroon

Flower Specifications

Season: Perennial

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

Planting Directions

Temperature: 60 - 65F

Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 24 inches

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.