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'07 Hollyhocks

Posted by calpat zone9ab No.Ca. (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 3, 07 at 19:35

I had to whack a huge stem off this a.m., lots of rust! Got everything cleaned up and it's all looking gooooood!

Red Hollyhock
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Pink Hollyhock
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PalePink Hollyhock
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DarkPink Hollyhock
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These flowers can look so fragile on the stems, but they seem to be resilient and can take quite a beating from wind & rain. All of these plants came from one plant that just keeps reseeding itself and in different colors. Last year I had an almost black blossom and several yellows.


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RE: '07 Hollyhocks

  • Posted by youreit z9b CA Sunset z8-9 (My Page) on
    Mon, Jun 4, 07 at 8:27

Oh, Pat, you KNOW I'm loving those! LOL I was so late starting my seeds that I only have 2 plants (out of 9) blooming so far, but others are gearing up. One of mine looks a lot like your pink one up there, so I can't wait to see what other, if any, colors I might get. :)

Thanks for sharing!

Brenda


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RE: '07 Hollyhocks

Very, very pretty Pat! I keep forgetting you're putting your pics over here where they belong! Just how tall do these get? Do you have to stake each plant then?
Leslie


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