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Alcea (Mallow or Hollyhock) & Althea (Marsh Mallow)

Mallow, Hollyhock and are perennials for an open position in the rock garden. They make tall inflorescences with showy, maple tree-like leaves and several large, bight colored flowers in white, pink, bluish-red to yellow shades.
Sow flat in any well drained soil, transplant after third pair of real leaves appears.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
20 seeds per package.
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Alcea acaulis (Stemless Hollyhock)

Alcea acaulis (Stemless Hollyhock)

10 (20)cm, Stemless Hollyhock is a rather odd Alcea member with a basal leaf rosette and short stalked, rich magenta to pale rose flowers. A rarely seen biannual to semiperennial species from open, rocky spots in the Middle East. Best grown in pots in a very well drained soil and full sun throughout the year and frostfree conditons at a minimum of some 5°C in winter. VII-VIII.

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seed package8859 € 4,99
Alcea cannabina (Hemp Leaf Mallow)

Alcea cannabina (Hemp Leaf Mallow)

120 (200)cm, Hemp Leaf Mallow is a perennial species with tall branching stems with numerous pale pink flowers above three-lobed leaves. Native of dryish soils in the Mediterranean region and Asia Minor. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. IV-V.

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seed package 6222 € 4,99
Alcea pallida (Pale Rose Hollyhock)

Alcea pallida (Pale Rose Hollyhock)

150 (200)cm, Pale Rose Hollyhock is an evergreen perennial from the eastern Mediterranean (Turkey). It makes a tall inflorescence with numerous soft lilac rose saucer shaped flowers. It is easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VII-VIII.

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seed package 3804 € 3,99*
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Alcea rosea (Hollyhock)

Alcea rosea (Hollyhock)

150 (200)cm, Hollyhock is a biannual to semiperennial species found in open, rocky spots throughout the Mediterranean. It makes an impressive stalk with very large flowers in shades of white, rose, winered and lilac. Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Seeds are from mostly rosy-red to winered flowering plants, wild collected in south-western Cyprus. VII-VIII.

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seed package 6372 € 0,99*
seed package
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Alcea rosea (White Hollyhock)

Alcea rosea (White Hollyhock)

150 (200)cm, White Hollyhock is a white flowering form from Alcea rosea which may spontaneously occur in nature. As the normal form it is biannual to semiperennial species found in open, rocky spots throughout the Mediterranean. It makes an impressive stalk with very large, pure white flowers. Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Seeds are from a single white flowering plant found within hundreds of normal winred specimens. It may naturally split up (but not necessarily) into various shades of white, pale rose to winered in the second generation. VII-VIII.

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seed package8662 € 2,79
Alcea rugosa (Yellow Russian Hollyhock)

Alcea rugosa (Yellow Russian Hollyhock)

150 (200)cm, Yellow Russian Hollyhock is an evergreen biannual to semiperennial and native of Ukraine (Russia). It makes a tall inflorescence with numerous soft yellow saucer shaped flowers above deeply lobed leaves. It is easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Under favorable conditions it readily self-sows. VII-VIII.

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seed package 3803 € 3,99*
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Alcea setosa (Bristly Hollyhock)

Alcea setosa (Bristly Hollyhock)

150 (200)cm, Bristly Hollyhock is a rarely cultivated biannual to semiperennial species found in open, rocky spots restricted in the Eastern Mediterranean. It makes several flower stalks from a basal leaf rosette with large rich pinkish-rose flowers. Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. VII-VIII.

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seed package8757 € 4,99
Althea officinalis (Marsh Mallow)

Althea officinalis (Marsh Mallow)

170 (250)cm, Marsh Mallow is a tall herbaceous perennial from North Africa with impressive stalks covered with numerous small, pale rose flowers above greyish-green leaves. Several parts of this plant are used for their medicinal properties. An extract from the roots adds a special flavor to a middle eastern sweet (Halva). Easily grown in any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VIII-IX.

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seed package8036 € 3,99*
seed package
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