Blacknight Hollyhock

Blacknight Hollyhock

Alcea rosea 'Blacknight'


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We are honored to offer the new Spotlight series of single-flowered, brightly colored Hollyhocks in 4 brilliant shades. The result of nearly 20 years' breeding by the German seed company Jelitto, the Spotlights are tall, free-flowering plants with fade-proof blooms in stable, saturated colors. 'Blacknight' dazzles with deep purple to pure ebony blooms. Superb for garden or vase, they add welcome height and color intensity to the Hollyhock garden. Zones 3-9.
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Alex from MA wrote (June 03, 2013):
This plant will reseed it self, and form clumps, which you can give away to friends etc.
Alcea Rosea
HollyHock

Planting:

Set out plants 2 to 2 and 1/2 feet apart in either spring or fall. A moist, well-drained soil and full sun are preferred – if necessary add compost and coarse sand to lighten heavy clay soil. Set crowns slightly below the surface of the soil.


Maintenance:

Keep well-watered during periods of drought. Hollyhocks may require staking to protect them against strong winds. Hollyhocks may tend to be rather short lived and require replacement every few years.


Zones:

Zones 3 to 9

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