Tagar Double - Plant
Description for Tagar Double
Easily grown in average, moist, acidic, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Winter hardy to USDA Zones 7-9. May be attempted in protected locations in Zone 6. Plants usually die to the ground in the cold winter climates of Zones 5 and 6, but may send up new shoots from the roots the following spring.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Caprifoliaceae, Alcea rosea, Malvaceae, Double Hollyhock.||White||July to September||5 to 8 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot. Most plants are grafted onto the common rootstock because of its superior hardiness.
|Full sun to part shade||Well-drained soil||Regular Watering||13 to 24 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Tagar Double
- Deadhead religiously and keep beds clean. Every leaf has a growth bud, so removing old flower blossoms encourages the plant to make more flowers instead of using the energy to make seeds. Clean away from around the base of the rosebushes any trimmed debris that can harbor disease and insects.
Typical uses of Tagar Double
Special features: Specimen, group or mass. Border, foundation or hedge. Site in areas where the flowers and fragrance plus the visiting butterflies may be easily observed. Straight species is infrequently marketed in commerce.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
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