Hollyhock Arabian Knights
These perennial plants are stately at the back of the border with their tall flower spikes. This variety boasts deepest maroon, nearly black, single flowers.
30 seeds per packet.
38 in stock
|Life cycle:||Tender Perennial|
|Climate:||Prefers a moderate climate and can withstand some frost.|
|Sowing guide:||Direct sow in March to April / September to October or sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 6-8 weeks.|
|Planting Season:||Autumn / Spring|
|Germination guide:||7-10 days @ 15-20 C. Light required - cover seed with a thin layer of vermiculite.|
|Good Bee Food:||Yes|
|Flowering time:||Spring of the following year as it can act as a bi-annual.|
|Final height:||150 cm|
Harvest when flowers on 1/2 of the flower spike have opened. Sear the bottom 5cm of the stems with hot/boiling water for a couple of seconds after cutting. Expected vase life is 5 days. Regular harvesting will encourage flower production.