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Apricot-Peach Parfait

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Apricot-Peach Parfait

(Alcea rosea)
EXCLUSIVE - Bred in England for form and color, the tall spikes of these classic cottage garden flowers are pack...
(Alcea rosea)
EXCLUSIVE - Bred in England for form and color, the tall spikes of these classic cottage garden flowers are packed with powder puff blossoms in delicious shades of apricot and rosy-peach. The big, 3 to 4 inch frilly blossoms unfurl along sturdy tall 5 to 7 foot stalks. Long-lasting Apricot-Peach Parfait is perfect to screen a wall or fence and creates a stunning tall garden accent. These beautiful double hollyhocks in luscious colors will be a focal point in every garden. 
Seed Count: 75 - 80 / Weight: 0.5 gms
$ 2.99

BIENNIAL

Summer/fall bloom
Frost hardy

 

EASIEST TO START DIRECTLY IN THE GARDEN

Plant seeds in full sun in ordinary garden soil in spring after danger of frost is past. Poke seeds into well-worked soil about 1/2 inch deep, 6 to 8 inches apart. Keep moist until germination in 7 to 14 days.

 

TO START EARLY INDOORS

Start seeds indoors about 8 weeks before last expected frost date. Sow 2 inches apart and 1/2 inch deep in flats or individual containers of seed starting mix. Provide a strong light source and keep mix evenly moist to await germination in 7 to 14 days. When seedlings are 3 to 4 inches tall, transplant 18 to 24 inches apart after gradually acclimating to outdoor conditions. Thin or transplant seedlings 18 to 24 inches apart so plants have

 

GROWING NOTES

Apricot-Peach Parfait may bloom the first year from seed if planted early in spring. Planted later, it will bloom the following summer. After blossoms fade, cut off the spent flower stalks just above the ground. Fertilize well and continue to water plants as needed, then roots will push another flush of enchanting flower spires to open in fall.

Plant In

Sun/Shade

Planting Depth

Space Seeds

Days to Germinate

Mature Height

March - June
Full sun
1/2 inch
6 - 8 inches
7 - 14 days
5 - 7 feet

Plant In

Sun/Shade

Planting Depth

Space Seeds

Days to Germinate

Mature Height

March - June
Full sun
1/2 inch
6 - 8 inches
7 - 14 days
5 - 7 feet

Plant In

March - June

Sun/Shade

Full sun

Planting Depth

1/2 inch

Space Seeds

6 - 8 inches

Days to Germinate

7 - 14 days

Mature Height

5 - 7 feet

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