Alcea Rosea - CHATER'S DOUBLE, YELLOW Hollyhock, lowers ,Great For Fence,
CHATER'S DOUBLE SERIES, Great For Fence, wall or Back border- Very Tall
William Chater (1802-1885) through his Saffron Walden Nursery in England revolutionized the growing of hollyhocks, with the release of his 1847 seed catalog. Offered for the first time, were reliably double hollyhock flowers of uncommon size and substance, in colors not previously seen.
Chater's breeding of double flowered hollyhocks was so completely extraordinary, his creations have yet to be equaled. Average garden height is 5-6 feet. With plenty of water and nutrients, growing 10-12 foot tall giants is possible.
Large, fully double yellow flowers.
Grows nicely with 'Milkmaid' Butterfly Weed.
Sturdy 4-5' spikes of ruffled fully double yellow
flowers open from the bottom up all summer. Does
best in full sun. Attracts butterflies and
How to Plant HOLLYHOCK Seeds
Sow hollyhock seeds in 2 inch pots or cell packs, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 70-75Â° F., germination is in 14-28 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds in groups of 3-4 seeds, spaced 2-3 feet apart. Thin to strongest plant.
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