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Hollyhocks

Categories: Plants and Seeds.

The letter for ABC Wednesday is H this week.  In my quest to forget about winter and review some of the blooms from the garden in previous years it is time to share some lovely hollyhocks or alcea rosea.  These drought resistant plants do well in sunny locations.  An interesting thing I read was that the stems, when dried, can be used as firewood … did you know that?  It certainly isn’t something that I have ever tried.
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