Hollyhock 'Nigra' Seeds

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Great Cut Flowers
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Pollinator Friendly
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Perfect for Pots
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Fuss Free

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plant benefit
Great Cut Flowers
plant benefit
Pollinator Friendly
plant benefit
Perfect for Pots
plant benefit
Fuss Free

tall, strong, dark-tousled blooms.

Glossy, deep chocolate maroon flowers. Hollyhock 'Nigra' is a modern twist to a cottage garden style.

why it's special:

  • Tall strong stems make for excellent cut flowers
  • Attracts bees and other beneficial insects to your garden
  • Impactful blooms that bring height to your borders

when to sow


when to harvest

Plant size

1.2 m
30 cm


Full sun.
soil conditions


Well drained soil.
urban growing


Water regularly.
No need to feed.

Our Top Tip

Snip between the main stem and a leaf. The lower you go on the plant, the more delay between the flower you have just picked and the next flower.

About cosmos ‘fizzy pink’

Hailing from the volcanic mountainous region of central Mexico, the common garden cosmos, Cosmos bipinnatus, is one of the most widespread annual flowers in the world, being found on all continents except Antarctica. From its humble origins it has been cultivated and bred for less than a hundred years and yet today the variety of flower forms available is truly staggering.

In The Records

It is said they were given the name “cosmos” by Spanish priests who grew them on mission grounds due to the perfect symmetry of the flowering heads (cosmos comes from the Greek word κόσμος, meaning the order of the universe, or the opposite of chaos).
Features Perfect for pots, great cut flowers, pollinator friendly and late summer flowering
Locations Balconies, containers and garden beds
Effort Level Looks after itself
Botanical Name Cosmos bipinnatus 'fizzy pink’
Other Names Cosmea 'Fizzy Pink'
Plant Type Perennial
Pot Size 30 cm
Pet/Baby Safe Dog + cat safe.
Number of Seeds 40
Sowing Tips Cosmos seeds should be sown into a small tray, filled with compost, about 3mm deep and watered in, cover with a clear container and keep the seeds in a warm place like a warm windowsill.
Delivery times 
Location Delivery Price Timings
UK Standard £2.95 2-3 business days
  Express £7.95 Next day delivery
(placed before 11.00 am)


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