Hollyhock 'Creme de cassis'
Creme de cassis is a popular variety of Hollyhock, which belongs to the Alcea genus (Alcea rosea 'Creme de cassis').
Dark purple blooms with yellow-green centres, fading towards the edge of the petals.It is a Flower and is treated mainly as a Perennial, This means that it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater). Creme de cassis is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.52 metres (4.94 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.
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How to grow Hollyhock 'Creme de cassis'
hollyhocks in general seem to suffer from ‘rust’Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Creme de cassis is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.
Growing Creme de cassis from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Creme de cassis about 56 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Creme de cassis
Borders in sun on well drained soilEnsure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Creme de cassis is a hardy plant.
Harvesting Creme de cassis
Hollyhock 'Creme de cassis' information
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