• Hollyhock "Newport"

Hollyhock "Newport"

Alcea rosea
  • Brand: Plazmas
  • In a pack: 12 s.
  • Availability: 4
  • 1.22€

Physical Characteristics.
Perennial growing to 2.4 m by 0.6 m. It is hardy to zone 6 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from July to September, and the seeds ripen from August to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs). We rate it 3 out of 5 for usefulness. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It requires dry or moist soil.
Habitats and Possible Locations Woodland, Cultivated Beds, Sunny Edge, Dappled Shade.
Cultivation details: Succeeds in most soils. Poor soils should be enriched with organic matter. Prefers a heavy rich soil and a sheltered sunny position. Plants are hardy to about -15°c. A very ornamental plant, it is usually grown as a biennial due to its susceptibility to the fungal disease "rust". There are many named varieties. Young plants, and also the young growth in spring, are very attractive to slugs.
Propagation Seed - sow April/May or August/September in pots or in situ. Easily grown from seed, which usually germinates in about 2-3 weeks at +20°C. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division after flowering. Only use rust-free specimens. Root cuttings in December. Basal cuttings at almost any time of year.

Мальва "Ньюпорт розовая" - Alcea rosea.
Нежнейшие, махровые кружева ! 
Высота 180-200 см. Сорт с супермахровыми цветками привлекательной окраски.
Высокие мощные соцветия превосходны в срезке. Срезанные в фазе бутона, соцветия хорошо сохраняются в воде, долго не теряя декоративности. Размещают на заднем плане цветника или миксбордера.
Цветение: июль – сентябрь (на второй год).

Eng.: Common garden hollyhock. Suom.: Tarhasalkoruusu, jalosalkoruusu, salkoruusu. Sven.: Stockros. Bot. syn.: Althaea rosea (L.)

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