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Indian Spring - Hollyhock (35 seeds) (FL420) $2.25

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Indian Spring - Hollyhock

         
 
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(Alcea rosea) Wonderful shades of soft to bright pink flowers. Tall plants produce old-fashioned single flowers. Hardy and easy to grow, this variety blooms the first year. Beautiful!
 
Indian Spring - Hollyhock
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 6
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
MariF
Location:
Ruthven, IA, United States
Date:
July 15, 2018
          5.0
 
Easy and Beautiful.
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Colors, rust resistance

What are the cons? They reseed thickly

Review:

I transplanted 4 starts of Indian Spring hollyhocks in the garden in May, groundhogs chewed them up, but they grew back. They bloomed by late July, first year from seed, and I ended up with a deep, almost burgundy red, a huge flowered magenta, a white one, and a pale pink one. I expected them to come back, but I left the stalks up and I think snow and ice got into the crown and froze the roots. Not to worry, tho, as they reseeded like crazy. I saw no rust on them last year, and see none so far this year even though they are growing cheek by jowl. From last year's 4 colors, I now have an array that goes from very dark red, to deep pink, to at least 3 different shades of rose pink, and a soft pink with a darker eye. Some of this generation have come out semi-double instead of single. Easy, rewarding, and none of last year's required staking. In contrast, the black hollyhocks blooming this year are leaning everywhere and the leaves are a mess.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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21 out of 21 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
angyles
Location:
tacoma, WA, United States
Date:
January 30, 2017
          5.0
 
gorgeous
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? bloomed first year, hardy

What are the cons? none

Review:

These were so gorgeous. Every seed I planted germinated, every stalk bloomed for months, and the color range was amazing. The flowers would start out as a bright pink, and then each day they would darken a little bit until they were very deep burgundy. As more flowers opened, it created a multi colored effect on the stalk, which reached as much as 6ft!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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12 out of 12 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
The Mud Room
Location:
Louisville, KY, United States
Date:
September 2, 2016
          5.0
 
Pretty
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Bees seem to really love them!

What are the cons? Wish there were more colors!

Review:

This was the first time I've been successful with hollyhocks. I planted them as biennials. They're very beautiful, and the bees love them! I assumed there would be a little more color variation in the mix, but the only colors I got were the two pictured in the description. Seed is easy to save, definitely planting again! If you want to see them growing in my garden - you can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukHjGK1voPY

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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24 out of 26 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
GinnyC
Location:
Marana, AZ, United States
Date:
March 13, 2015
          5.0
 
Takes desert heat
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? takes heat, pretty foliage

What are the cons? takes a long time to bloom

Review:

These germinated well for me. One actually bloomed the first season however the rest are setting blooms this year. They performed quite well in the dry 100F temps of late spring/early summer as well as the hot, humid monsoon season.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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34 out of 36 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
JenniferRuth
Location:
San Diego, CA
Date:
April 1, 2014
          5.0
 
Easy and Beautiful
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow from seed

What are the cons? May lean if not supported

Review:

Hollyhocks are the quintessential cottage garden flower, and of all the kinds out there, Indian Spring Mix is my favorite. They received an All America award in 1939, and are just as good today. What I especially like about them is that they have some variation not just in color, but in flower form as well. Some are single, some semi-double. Some have smooth edges and others have "pinked" (raggedy) edges. I started 7 plants last summer. Five of them are already blooming (spring has definitely arrived in San Diego!), and the others are getting ready. The colors range from a very pale pink, through medium pinks, to a pinky-red. Each has a lighter center. They add nice height to the garden. If you live in a windy area, plant them against a fence or wall to help them stay upright. I have mine against a white picket fence with a pink rose growing on it. The hollyhocks make a lovely color echo with the rose.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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