This single hollyhock was described in 1629 by English botanist John Parkinson as being “of a darke red like blackblood.” It appears black on overcast days, but will have a hint of red in bright sun. Plant next to a white fence for a spectacular contrast.
- Self-seeding biennial grows to 6 feet tall
- Deep red flowers look almost black
- Single blossoms
- Good for landscaping and ornamental gardens
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors one week before last frost. Give space to allow airflow, and grow in rich moist soil. Stake tall plants.
- Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep
- Germination: 10-14 Days
- Thin: 18-36" Apart
- Light: Sun/Partial Shade