Chater’s Double Mix HollyhockAlcea rosea Double flowered in shades of red, pink, yellow and white. An old-time favorite for background color. Dates back to the 1880s. 4–5'. Biennial, Zones 3-8. ③
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An old-time favorite for background color, often reseeds.
Culture: Needs staking. Cut flower stalk to induce rebloom. Likes full sun, lots of room, and moist soil. Seed may require alternate freezing and thawing to break dormancy. Start indoors in a 70° spot 2 months prior to transplanting. ~105 seeds/g.
All flowers are annuals except where noted. All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.
Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.