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petitelake

NE Illinois Zone 5b exploring perennial plant combinations while transitioning to low maintenance gardens.

Alcea Rosea

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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petitelake

Planted #hollyhock-seed from our dear kind @gjones in the #petitelakecirclegarden center is #hollyhock then #iris sprinkled with #poppy then a ring of #peony with spring #tulip and the outer ring is #daylily #zone5 #zone5b #companionplanting #garden

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gjones

Hope they grow well for you. I look forward to seeing followup photos😊 That's going to look so lush and pretty when everything starts to bloom!

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petitelake

Thanks @gjones I can hardly wait for the 10-14 day germination period to be over.

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gjones

They will grow quickly once they get about 3" tall and both get about 6-7' tall. Be prepared- they self seed easily.

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petitelake

@gjones are the hollyhocks suppose to be staked?

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gjones

@petitelake if they're in a bright sunny location, they shouldn't need it. I never stake mine😊

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petitelake

Thanks @gjones

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