Black Hollyhock (Alcea)

Alcea Nigra

£5.99

Black Hollyhock (Alcea)

Pack of 5

(Code PR7020)

£5.99

Pack of 10

(Code PR7021)

£9.98
A beautiful yet unusual perennial that produces glossy, deep maroon flowers, that look almost black, with a yellow throat on tall flower spikes. Perfect for the wildlife friendly gardener as Hollyhocks are highly attractive to butterflies and bees. The plants grow to a height of 1.8m tall, displaying several impressive blooms on erect stems. Create a unique display in cottage gardens or the back of a border with these richly coloured flowers. First grade loose roots supplied.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour Purple
Foliage Colour Green
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Attracts Butterflies
    butterfly
  • Excellent for cut flowers
    cut-flower
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied First grade loose roots
Delivery Delivery from late November.

Key Product Information

Delivery from late November.

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

Purple

Foliage Colour

Green

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

First grade loose roots

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 180cm
Mature Spread 60cm
Annual Growth 180cm
Annual Growth

180cm

Mature Height

180cm

Mature Spread

60cm

Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the roots.
Soil Type Well drained, fertile soil
Pruning Deadhead to encourage future growth
Planting

Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the roots.

Soil Type

Well drained, fertile soil

Pruning

Deadhead to encourage future growth

Plant in fertile, well drained soil in full sun.
They are often chosen for borders, and are particularly attractive to bees/butterflies.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour Purple
    Foliage Colour Green
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Attracts Butterflies
      butterfly
    • Excellent for cut flowers
      cut-flower
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied First grade loose roots
    Delivery Delivery from late November.

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    First grade loose roots

    Delivery from late November.

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    Purple

    Foliage Colour

    Green

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 180cm
    Mature Spread 60cm
    Annual Growth 180cm
    Annual Growth

    180cm

    Mature Height

    180cm

    Mature Spread

    60cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the roots.

    Soil Type

    Well drained, fertile soil

    Pruning

    Deadhead to encourage future growth

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Plant in fertile, well drained soil in full sun.
    They are often chosen for borders, and are particularly attractive to bees/butterflies.
  • Video planting guides