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Summer Carnival Mix Seeds

Hollyhock 'Summer Carnival' is an annual, old cottage garden favourite as a background plant. The tall flower spikes to 1.5 - 2 m high are covered with mainly double, pale pink, cream, rose pink, red or white flowers. The flowers can be crystallised and used to decorate cakes, or added to salads. Before eating, remove the centre stamen and any green parts. It is useful for attracting butterflies and as a long-lasting cut flower. A native of China, it is used in traditional herbalism. It prefers a sunny position with protection from wind. Sow late Summer and Autumn, it takes about 28 weeks from sowing to flowering. Suitable for temperate and subtropical areas.

Seed count: 110/g.

Available options:

Eden Seeds
Packet (90 seeds) $3.90

General information:


Alcea rosea

Hardy biennial, Old English favourite originating in China, prefers full sunlight, sheltered position or staked, tolerates light frost, likes rich soils, sow late summer and autumn.

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restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Hollyhock seed count is 110/g. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.






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