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Red Hollyhock (Alcea)


Red Hollyhock (Alcea)

Got this from neighbours garden who didn't want it. Couldn't get it totally out as was buried in rock hard mud and underneath there driveway. See if it takes but not holding much hope!



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I love the colour of this Hollyhock

25 Jul, 2010

 

Taken me ages to find this colour. Not sure its going to last. (See above description)

25 Jul, 2010

 

fingers crossed

25 Jul, 2010

 

Got loads of buds to flower and 2 starting to show. Keep my eye on these couple over the next couple of days to see if they fully open. If yes then maybe sucess!! lol

25 Jul, 2010

 

:))

25 Jul, 2010

 

Have you seen my Cream & Peach Hollyhock on here. Looks lovely although camera hasn't done it justice!

25 Jul, 2010

 

Theres a rose and peach? which is lovely.

25 Jul, 2010

 

Just got the tag and it says "Alcea Rosea Créme de Cassis"
http://www.about-garden.com/a/en/2321-alcea-rosea-creme-de-cassis-hollyhock/

25 Jul, 2010

 

Oh I have that one but only planted last year and its not flowered yet.

25 Jul, 2010

 

gorgeous colour

25 Jul, 2010

 

it may be ok steve, take some seeds when flowers dry out just incase

25 Jul, 2010

 

It seams that they flower different times the further up north you go. Here in Essex there on there way out on most you see. You might be in luck for this year Drc. Yes it's the colour i've been wanting for weeks. Wouldn't belive the amount of nurserys in Essex & Suffolk i've been in over the last couple of weeks. Then today, went to a local nursery called Morleys and they had double white & double red ones in the sale at £2.50 each. So got 1 of each.
Yes seeds will be collected when dried out sandra.

25 Jul, 2010

 

yes we are always behind compared to south but thats ok cause hopefully last longer lol, i need flowers when i have sons 18th august bank holiday, im praying, alot of family havent seen my garden yhet so want it to look nice ;o))

25 Jul, 2010

 

Must be to do with temp I guess.
I'm sure your garden will look fab as it always does for your Sons 18th!! Where's my invite? lol

25 Jul, 2010

 

lol your welcome as is all my GOY friends steve, open garden here ;o))

25 Jul, 2010

 

Bless ya. Hell of a way to come! lol

25 Jul, 2010

 

yes sure is, maybe one day you will bring your daughter to see blackpool,

25 Jul, 2010

 

Deffo. When we do we'll pop in for a coffee and tour of your fab garden!!

25 Jul, 2010

 

its a deal ;o)

26 Jul, 2010



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