Hollyhock 'Nigra' Seeds
Alcea rosea 'nigra'
Tall, strong, dark-tousled blooms.
Glossy, deep chocolate maroon flowers. Hollyhock 'Nigra' is a modern twist to a cottage garden style.
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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
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About Hollyhock 'Nigra'
Hollyhock 'Nigra' is a biennial or short-lived perennial that adds impressive height and structure to borders. This vigorous plant produces tall, sturdy spikes of single, funnel-shaped flowers in a deep black-chocolate hue, with bright buttery-yellow throats.
In The Records
Hollyhocks are a biennial that is native to Turkey and other regions of Asia. However, the Hollyhock that was introduced to Britain in 1573, and the variety that we are most familiar with, is believed to have been brought from China via Palestine.
|Features||Pollinator-friendly, great cut flowers, hardy-biennial|
|Locations||Terraces, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Alcea rosea 'nigra'|
|Other Names||Alcea rosea, Alcée Rose, Althaea ficifolia, Althaea rosea, Althea Rose, Hollyhock Flower, Malva, Malva Flower, Malvae Arboreae Flos, Passerose, Rose Mallow, Rose de Mer, Rose Papale and Rose Trémi|
|Pot Size||40 cm|
|Pet/Baby Safe||Known to be toxic|
|Number of Seeds||30|
|Sowing Tips||Sow singly per hole in damp, well drained soil. Cover with soil and place in a sealed clear container in a sunny spot until germination.|
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