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Hollyhock Seeds - Alcea Rosea Chaters Double Maroon

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Hollyhock Seeds - Chocolate Hollyhock is a self-seeding biennial, 5-6' tall, and has brown double flowers.

These showy flowers are wonderful for landscaping and ornamental gardens. Hollyhock Chocolate make a stunning display and a unique source of color for the flower garden. The flowers are good for cutting.

The Maroon Hollyhock plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds.

Alcea Rosea Chaters Double Maroon is easy to grow from seed; it will self-seed if flower stalks are left in place.



Plant Name: Hollyhock Double Maroon 
Taxonomy: Alcea Rosea Chaters Double Maroon 
Life cycle: Perennial/Biennial
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m) and 1-2 feet wide
Spacing: 18-24 inches (45-60 cm)
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Maroon/Chocolate
Blooming Time: Mid Summer/Late Summer/Early Fall
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained
Tolerates most pH levels:
- pH 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
- mph 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
- ph 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Temperature: 60 - 65F
Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days
Water: Medium water needs; Water regularly; Do not overwater.

Package includes: Hollyhock Double Maroon 10 Seeds


🔘 Start Hollyhock Chocolate seed outdoors after the last spring frost or in late summer for blooming the following year.

🔘 Choose a sunny spot with partial shade and well drained soil. 

🔘 Prepare a bed for planting:  

After weeding the bed, work a 3-inch-thick layer of composted manure into the top 8 inches of soil. Break up compacted areas and till the soil thoroughly.

🔘 Sow the Hollyhock Maroon seeds on the surface of the soil. Cover seeds lightly with loose soil no more than 1/8 inch thick. Sow the seeds in groups of three, 18 to 24 inches apart.

🔘 Water the bed after sowing; keep the soil moist until germination. Allow the surface of soil to dry slightly between waterings.

🔘 Germination occurs in 21 to 28 days. 

🔘 Keep the most robust Hollyhock Double Maroon seedling and pinch the rest off at ground level.

Water Chocolate Hollyhock flower weekly to a 3-inch depth during the hot summer months at the base of the plant. Spraying water onto the leaves may cause rust (a fungal infection).

🔘 Cut off all affected leaves and stems and discard them into a green waste can.

If you want to prevent self-sowing, deadhead the plants regularly. 


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Estimated delivery time 3-9 days (depending on your location).


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Hollyhock Seeds - Alcea Rosea Chaters Double Maroon
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Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Rickey Maggio

Look forward to seeing them germinate, thrive and flower. Very exciting variety.

Hilton Kuhn

I have since planted them and they are starting to sprout.

Lulu Ritchie

Unfortunately not one seed sprouted. Perhaps I did something wrong though.

Myriam Gibson

Hoping they do well - there’s nothing like them!

Kaelyn Goodwin

Looking forward to seeing these grow.

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