Dark Pink Hollyhock Flower

Dark Pink Hollyhock (Alcea rosea) is an heirloom strain of unknown origin acquired from the 2020 Plant, Seed and Craft Fair in Ojai, California. An unintentional seed crop - I was particularly struck by the sturdy, upright stalks that give yield to multiple blossoms, plus these plants showed a peculiar resistance to squirrel predation. -Quin

Size: Packet: 30 seeds (0.5 gram)

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Dark Pink Hollyhock (Alcea rosea) is an heirloom strain of unknown origin acquired from the 2020 Plant, Seed and Craft Fair in Ojai, California. An unintentional seed crop - I was particularly struck by the sturdy, upright stalks that give yield to multiple blossoms, plus these plants showed a peculiar resistance to squirrel predation. -Quin


Hollyhocks are annual flowers that will produce blossoms in approximately 90 days when seeded in ideal climate and soil conditions. While highly adaptable to soil types and watering regimes, harsher growing conditions will prolong days to flower.

Common Name:
Dark Pink Hollyhock Flower
Scientific Name:
Alcea rosea
Description:
A sturdy, upright growing strain with multiple stalks of dark pink blossoms.
Plant Lifespan:
Annual
Cold Hardiness:
Zone 7a
Light Requirements:
Full Sun (min. six hours a day)
Seed In:
Mid-Spring/Summer
Seeding Depth:
1/8 in.
Days to Sprout:
5-10
Optimal Soil Temperature (F):
60-70
Plant Spacing:
18-24 in.
Average Days from Seed to Harvest:
90

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