Alcea Spring Celebrities Carmine Rose Hollyhock
Add irresistible charm to your containers and small gardening spaces with Spring Celebrities Carmine Rose Dwarf Hollyhock, Alcea. Colorful displays of huge rosy-red pompoms continue for months on short 24-32” stems.
Plant it in your garden beds, cottage gardens, pollinator and butterfly, and cutting gardens. It makes spectacular specimens either in the garden, alone in pots, or in pots with other plants. Although not long-lived and mostly grown as an annual, it reseeds delightfully for years of plants.
Plant in full sun, at least 6 hours a day. Plants will benefit being planted with compost or organic matter and fertilizer. Good soakings are required for prolific blooming. An application of liquid fertilizer occasionally well give you more flowers. If slow release fertilizer was already applied, apply liquid fertilizer at 1/2 strength.
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