(Alcea rosea var.nigra) Classic garden giants. The stem is powerful, branched, 150-200 cm high. Large velvety chocolate-brown flowers are collected in long racemose inflorescences. Blooms in July-September. Used for small groups on the lawn, mixborders, decorating walls, fences and cutting. Cut stems in the bud stage open in water.
The plant is heat-loving, drought-resistant. Prefers fertile, well-drained soils and a sunny location. In open areas it is necessary to tie up. Sowing of seeds is carried out in May-June in open ground on spare ridges. At a soil temperature of + 18 ° C, seedlings appear on the 14-20th day. In August-September, the plants are planted in a permanent place, maintaining a distance of 50 cm between them. They bloom in the 2nd year after sowing.
The number of seeds in one package: 0.5g.