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Hollyhock 'Chater's Scarlet' | Alcea | 1L Pot

Towers of scarlet red petal swirls

The Highlights

    • Towering stems of deep, luscious scarlet red flowers
    • Create a classic cottage garden aesthetic
    • Frilly petal pattern is an absolute showstopper
    • Make an excellent cut flower for floral displays
    • Adds dynamic height to borders
    • Edible flowers–try for a stunning dessert or salad garnish
    • Highly attractive for butterflies and bees
    • Get spectacular blooms from June to September

Hollyhock 'Chater's Scarlet' | Alcea | 1L Pot

Towers of scarlet red petal swirls
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The Highlights

    • Towering stems of deep, luscious scarlet red flowers
    • Create a classic cottage garden aesthetic
    • Frilly petal pattern is an absolute showstopper
    • Make an excellent cut flower for floral displays
    • Adds dynamic height to borders
    • Edible flowers–try for a stunning dessert or salad garnish
    • Highly attractive for butterflies and bees
    • Get spectacular blooms from June to September

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

10.5cm Pot

Height on arrival:

Depending on the time of year, when your plant arrives it should be up to 10-30cm tall

Eventual height:

1-1.5m

Eventual spread:

0.5-1m

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Scarlet Red

Habit:

Bushy/Upright
The foliage will grow with a bushy habit but the flowers grow in a columnar/upright habit

Hardiness:

Fully Hardy
Will endure even the harshest of British winters

Rootstock:

Spacing:

50cm

Care Guide

Average Pest and Disease Resistance

Alceas can have issues with Rust

Water Well in Summer

Generally the plant will cope fine with rain water throughout the year. During hot

Full Sun to Partial Shade

Plant somewhere where the plant will receive around 6 hours of direct sunlight every day.MORE

Any Good Well-Drained Soil

If planting into the ground

Not Required

Don't worry

Prune Lightly

Prune away flower stems after the bloom has finished and give the plant a little tidy up in spring removing any dead leaves.MORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

Planting Calendar

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