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Alcea 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' (Hollyhock 'Peaches 'n' Dreams')

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Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.8m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Alcea 'Peaches 'n' Dreams'

Other names: Hollyhock 'Peaches 'n' Dreams'

Genus: Alcea Alcea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' _ 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' has long flower spikes with several fully double blooms of peachy-cream, tinged raspberry-pink.


Alcea 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-orange, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Flea beetles , Slugs Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Flea beetles , Slugs

Diseases: Susceptible to a rust.

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Alcea 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' (Hollyhock 'Peaches 'n' Dreams') will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Grow in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Staking advised (particularly in windy locations).

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Alcea 'Peaches 'n' Dreams'

Other names: Hollyhock 'Peaches 'n' Dreams'

Genus: Alcea Alcea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' _ 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' has long flower spikes with several fully double blooms of peachy-cream, tinged raspberry-pink.


Alcea 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-orange, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

Watch out for

Specific pests: Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Flea beetles , Slugs

Diseases: Susceptible to a rust.

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Alcea 'Peaches 'n' Dreams' (Hollyhock 'Peaches 'n' Dreams') will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Grow in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Staking advised (particularly in windy locations).

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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