Caring for hollyhocks - Golden Rules

Mary Baker of The Botanic Nursery gives her top tips on caring for hollyhocks, including choosing rust-resistant cultivars.

In this Golden Rules video, Mary Baker of The Botanic Nursery reveals the secret to sowing hollyhock (Alcea) seeds, plus more tips on choosing rust-resistant cultivars, and how to treat the disease.

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