Picture of the Day - Hollyhock


Hollyhocks are an old fashioned biennial flower, blooming in early summer.

 You don't need a green thumb to have a beautiful garden full of this delicate flower but  you do need a lot of space as they will spread.

They can grow as tall as 8 feet so they make great summer screens. They also attract butterflies. Hollyhocks are best at the back of the flower bed or planted by a fence.

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  1. They are our namesake here at Hollyhock Farm Alpacas. Was so happy to see them featured. It is their old-fashioned-ness that we felt fit our little farm. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Hollyhock farm alpacas..Teresa, I love that image - I am so glad that I posted this about hollyhocks and that you shared that.

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    1. Hello to arthur-in-the-garden from serenity-in the-garden!

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