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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.8m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
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

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Flower

Pale-orange, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

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.

Propagation methods

Seed


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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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Flower

Pale-orange, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Flea beetles , Slugs

Diseases

Susceptible to a rust.

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


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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