Nice erect plants are biennials or short lived perennials from Siberia. Plants grow up to 8 feet tall and come in a wide range of colors including rose, copper, yellow, red, pink and white. Single flowers, blooming in early summer and the colors are softer toned. Great leaves they look like fig leaves, they are nice sized and stand out in the garden display. Less prone to rust than 'Common' Hollyhocks. Fresh seed has some dormancy, so germination can be spread-out over a few weeks or will need a few weeks cool and moist treatment. Aged seed germinates quicker.
Germination in 1 to 2 weeks at 70F. Surface sow, light needed for best germination. If no germination in 3 weeks, move to 32-39F for 4 weeks. The move back to 70F.
35 seeds - Sold as pure seed.