Black Hollyhock is a biennial variety that grows up to 150 centimetres in height. This variety has deep purple to black flowers, which create gorgeous spike-shaped inflorescences. This plant looks particularly attractive when grown in groupings. A highly valued decorative variety, Black Hollyhock also acts as a medicinal plant that is often used as medicine for cough. With a great deal of decorative potential, it is ideal for rustic gardens and looks particularly beautiful when used as a cut flower.
Growing: sow the seeds in pallet planters, pots or in a seedbed from April to May. The seeds germinate in 2 to 3 weeks at 18-22°C. Plant out into a permanent position in 50-70cm spacings from August to September. This variety requires fertile soils in sunny positions.
Each packet contains 0.5g of seeds.
Each packet includes a growing guide and a sow-by date.
Approximately 35 seeds (+/- 20%)