Alcea rosea of the Mallow-family is biannual and perennial originating in China. It is a tall and stately plant with the flowers growing directly on the stalk, thriving in deep nutritious soil in sunny, sheltered places. It should be protected against black frost in spring. Cut off the stalk after the blooming is over! The plant will winter better and bloom again. Keep a mutual space of 40 cm!
SOWING: Sow 1.5 cm deep directly in May-June or in a hotbed for setting out later.
SEEDS: 110/g, one portion yields 25-30 plants.