Alcea Chaters, Hollyhock
Alcea Chaters Yellow Hollyhock

Alcea Chaters, Hollyhock

Long-time favorites, Chaters Hollyhocks, Alcea, bring cottage charm with their huge 5″ large, powder-puff blossoms. Available in a wonderful array of colors and shades including yellow, white, pink, scarlet, and salmon. Their massive, ruffled, fully double ball-shaped flowers are the largest of all Hollyhocks. The flowers appear on tall stately stalks, opening from the bottom over a long time in summer. Plants grow 5-6′ tall, 24″ wide and prefer full sun. Butterflies and hummingbirds adore it. Hollyhocks are best treated as biennials or short-lived perennials. Easily reseeds for years of flowers.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Alcea Chaters

Common Name

Hollyhock

Bloom Color

Pink, Red, Salmon, White, Yellow

Bloom Time

Summer

Height

48-60″

Width

24-36″

Uses

Beds, Butterflies, Cut Flower, Hummingbirds

Soil

Average, Rich

Water Needs

Average

Zone

2-8

Height Search

48″+

Genus

Alcea

Plant Type

Perennial