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b503

HOLLYHOCK

b503 (Althaea rosea)

Transient plant with mallow-type flowers in various shades of red. Up to 2 metres in height. Particularly attractive in front of buildings and walls.

Lifespan: herbaceous perennial
Comment: needs to be started indoors, good for pollinators
Positive for pollinators: yes

Sowing calendar

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Indoor sowing
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Outdoor sowing
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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.