Hollyhock ('Chater's Double Mix') - alcea rosea

Hollyhock ('Chater's Double Mix') - alcea rosea

Light: full sun

Height: 6-8' (2-2.5m)

Space: 2' (.6m)

Features: This old-fashioned favourite adds nostalgic charm to the garden! Produces tall, stately spikes of ruffled, ball-shaped flowers. The flowers attract butterflies to the garden. 

Uses: Excellent for planting along fences and walls. Superb backing plant for mixed borders.

Care: Easy to grow in ordinary, well-drained soil. Keep well watered during dry spells. Cut old flower stalks back to the ground. May require staking in windy areas.