Alcea Chaters Double Purple - Hollyhock (Althea)
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Alcea Chaters Double Purple - Hollyhock (Althea)

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Grown for backgrounds or in clumps, Hollyhocks make a grand show. Best in full sun to partial shade, this variety has gorgeous purple-violet-marron coloured flowers. Supplied in 1-2 Litre containers. Position: full sun

Soil: moderately-fertile, well-drained soil

Rate of growth: fast-growing

Flowering period: June and July

Flower colour: violet-purple-maroon

Other features: the flowers are highly attractive to butterflies and bees

Hardiness: fully hardy

Garden care: Water well during dry spells. In autumn give the plants a good trim back to 15cm (6in) from the ground.

Eventual height: 2m Eventual spread: 60cm