Hollyhock Purple Rain
These perennial plants are stately at the back of the border with their tall flower spikes. A single petal layered hollyhock in a gorgeous aubergine-like cool purple colour.
30 seeds per packet.
13 in stock
|Prefers a moderate climate and can withstand some frost.
|Direct sow in March to April / September to October or sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 6-8 weeks.
|Autumn / Spring
|7-10 days @ 15-20 C. Light required - cover seed with a thin layer of vermiculite.
|Good Bee Food:
|Spring of the following year as it can act as a bi-annual.
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.