Hollyhock Seeds - Cough Syrup Mix

Average Packet Content 45 seeds


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  • Statuesque, self-seeding cottage garden flowers
  • Use the edible petals to make a jewel-coloured syrup
  • Great for soothing and easing a dry cough
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The petals of these statuesque cottage garden flowers make a jewel-coloured syrup, a traditional remedy for soothing irritated mucous membranes and helping to ease a dry cough. The syrup can be stored until needed. (Check with your doctor.) Height 100-150cm (39-59"); spread 40-50cm (16-20").

If you crave the cottage garden look, Hollyhocks are a must. Self-seeding perennials that brighten the garden throughout the summer with their jewel-like flowers on tall upright stems the edible petals will brighten a salad.

View the recipe for the Hollyhock Throat Syrup to help soothe irritated mucous membranes, and ease a dry cough

Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or in a greenhouse at approx 15-21 degrees using a good quality, moist compost, Cover the seeds only lightly with compost as light assists germination (Germination up to 14 days). Transplant seedlings, spaced out, into trays and grow on. Acclimatise plants before planting out where they are to flower. Alternatively, can be sown later in the year and overwintered in a cold frame or cold greenhouse, or sow directly in May. N.B. Some single flowered types may occur.

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