Noun(1) any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea(2) any of various tall plants of the genus Alcea; native to the Middle East but widely naturalized and cultivated for its very large variously colored flowers
(1) Her diary also contains numerous references to the bulbs, geraniums, hollyhocks , and dahlias that she planted, tended, and appreciated.(2) Her platters are decorated with basil and mint from the herb bed, her tables with hollyhocks and Shasta daisies from the garden.(3) In the surrounding beds, hollyhocks soar and golden columbines provide bright splashes.(4) I have grown hollyhocks for the first time. They have been superb, but none of my gardening books tells me what to do once they've finished flowering.(5) One hid in the hollyhocks in the garden; I saw her from the window.(6) They have grown everything from sunflowers, poppies and hollyhocks to corn, cotton, potatoes, coconuts and dandelions.(7) Plants that may require staking to hold their blooms high include Canterbury bells, hollyhocks , and verbascums, with foxgloves and delphiniums in the upper garden zones.(8) Old-fashioned annual hollyhocks have heart-shaped leaves and produce 6-to 8-foot-tall spikes of color in late April-June.(9) Now the gardens here are full of corn and hollyhocks .(10) The hollyhocks are gone now, and the concrete is purpled by mulberries instead.(11) Near the house, which bounds one side of the garden, she grows towering delphiniums and hollyhocks for their strong vertical interest.(12) Everyone liked the hollyhocks outside, however.(13) In the autumn, cut the hollyhocks to ground level and collect and destroy all fallen plant material.(14) Is there a spray I can use that will not harm visiting hummingbirds - the reason I plant the hollyhocks ?(15) Likewise, flowers that need to send up their stalks high into the sky, such as hollyhocks , will obviously fare better in a country garden than they will in a city window box.
2. althaea ::
Different Formshollyhock, hollyhocks
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