These towering stately stems of gorgeous, brightly coloured, velvety double blooms make an ideal decorative backdrop along sunny walls and fences.

Features

  • Grow as annual
  • Borders and backdrop
  • Cottage colour

Product details

How

Sow into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down, water gently and keep moist through germination period. Transplant when large enough to handle.

Care

Choose a sunny, sheltered position with well-drained soil. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting and fertilise regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Water regularly at base of plant to avoid fungal diseases. In exposed positions, if staking is likely to be required, this is best done when plants are young to avoid damaging root system.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 30-40cm
Sow depth 6mm
Plant height 2metres
Germination 14-21 days
Germination (days) 17
Flowering 28weeks
Flowering (days) 196
Botanical name Alcea rosea
Plant variety Double Elegance
Suitable for Garden beds

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