** about 5'tall with clusters of pink buds

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  1. jubabe296

    jubabe296 Official Garden Fairy

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    I think this is a hollyhock, but not sure. I sowed hollyhocks seeds last spring in my watermelon patch. This came up last fall and I transplanted it over in my flower garden. Since hollyhock seeds were the only other thing I sowed where it came up I'm guessing it is a hollyhock. Can anyone please tell me for sure?
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  3. dooley

    dooley Super Garden Turtle

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    That is a hollyhock. Now that you have one you will have many. I thought of trying to count mine and decided very quickly it wasn't going to happen. They are beautiful. Enjoy it. Dooley
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    I hope you enjoy your hollyhocks.I am trying to get some growing.Your garden is so pretty.
     
  5. Shanna

    Shanna In Flower

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    Love your garden julie :)
     



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    bethie Young Pine

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    Oh, you'll just love those. I couldn't have a garden without some. 8)
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Gosh yours is soooo BIG Julie!!! :eek: Mine are still only about two inches high. Thing is I can't remember what colour I planted so I'm in for a nice surprise when they flower.
     
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    stratsmom Flower Fanatic

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    Good Job Girlfriend!!
    I haven't had much luck transplanting holly hocks :rolleyes: We are so cold out here that mine are only about 6 inches tall. Like Dooley said, now that you have one you will have oodles :-D I have a real pretty sherbet colored one. If it blooms this summer I'll save some seeds for you.
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  9. jubabe296

    jubabe296 Official Garden Fairy

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    Finally after trying to start one from seed for the past 3 years I have one!!! I bought some dwarf hollyhocks this year but their leaves look different so I just wasn't sure about this one! I'm soooo excited!! I hope they don't take over everything but if they do take over the dreaded red salvia I will be even more thrilled!!;)hehe!!
    Deanna I bet the sherbet color is beautiful!! If you have any seeds, I'll trade you some of mine for some of yours!!
    Thank you everyone for your help in id-ing this for me!!
     
  10. cajunbelle

    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    I have two of the black hollyhocks, the only way I got those was by giving my cousin some of the seeds. She is a whiz at starting seeds and gardening. So I share whenever I get seeds. They are not doing really well, full of rust. I have to treat them tomorrow, yours is lovely Julie.
     
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    katsback In Flower

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    sure is a hollyhock,they are great flowers, gives ya the cottage look, ive had them for years ,just bought a few new ones the other day, they say they dont flower the 1st year,but do on their 2nd year...hmmm.
     

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