Hollyhock (Alcea Rosea Carnival) - Hollyhocks have been grown in the garden for hundreds of years from flower seed. Their tall spikes of lovely crepe-textured flowers making a fine display in summer. This Hollyhock Carnival mix has big, impressive 4-inch double or semi-double blooms in 4 shades beginning low on the stalk, for even more color on every Hollyhock plant. The flowers arise all along tall, sturdy stalks beginning just 4 months from sowing! An annual Hollyhock, Summer Carnival is a long-blooming, very colorful series so garden-worthy that it has received awards. Tall and stately, it blooms all summer for a rich display of big powder puff blossoms in every shade of pink, rose, red, and yellow! It is perfect for the back of the flower garden where it can proudly put on a colorful show. It will attract both hummingbirds and butterflies.