Flower, Outhouse Hollyhock
- Self-seeding biennial grows to 6-9 feet tall
- Single blossoms in shades of white, pink, and red
- Great for ornamental plantings in the garden
(Alcea rosea) This classic variety has graced outbuildings on Iowa farmsteads for over a century. Years ago, refined ladies just looked for the hollyhocks and didn’t have to ask where the outhouse was. Single blooms of white, light pink, magenta, and burgundy. Blooms the second year in the North or first year in more moderate climates. Self-seeding biennial, 6-9' tall.
Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep
Germination: 10-14 Days
Thin: 18-36" Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors one week before last frost. Give space to allow airflow and grow in rich moist soil. Stake tall plants.