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ALCEA 'Summer Carnival Rose Shades'( SUMMER CARNIVAL SERIES)
Hollyhock, Summer Carnival Rose Shades Hollyhock
This compact hollyhock bears beautiful spikes of double flowers in rich rose and pink tones. In spring, ‘Summer Carnival Rose Shades’ produces a coarse rosette of leaves. In summer strong, leafy flower stalks are produced. These are lined with striking pom pon-like flowers of rose and rose-pink. Unlike other hollyhocks, members of the Summer Carnival Series flower in the first year from seed.
Hollyhocks thrive in full sun and moderately fertile soil with good drainage. They make an excellent addition to cottage gardens, mixed borders or large containers and are highly susceptible to powdery mildew and Japanese beetle predation.
9 - 3
3 - 8
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
25"-30" / 63.5cm - 76.2cm
18"-24" / 45.7cm - 61.0cm
Early Summer, Summer
Hybrid Origin, Western Asia
Black Walnut Toxicity
Green, Light Green
Container, Feature Plant, Mixed Border
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