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black hollyhock(alcea rosea nigra) (althea)

sanbaz

By Sanbaz


black hollyhock(alcea rosea nigra) (althea)

my first to open and wasnt sure what colour they were, i have 4 plants in all so each will be a surprise when flowering



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gorgeous San

29 Jul, 2010

 

im so pleased yorkshire as i bourght one of ebay last year and i lost it, infact it just didnt take off at all, so thrilled with this ;o)

29 Jul, 2010

 

so you should be,

29 Jul, 2010

 

Stunning. :))

29 Jul, 2010

 

thanx yorkshire ;o)
thankyou to linda ;o))

29 Jul, 2010

 

Wow San..unsusal......looks fab

29 Jul, 2010

 

cheers deida was a mixed seed pack so dont know what any of them are, love surprises ;o))

29 Jul, 2010

 

That a nice suprise Sandra ,love this dark colour ....

29 Jul, 2010

 

I love surprises.lol extra bonus

29 Jul, 2010

 

me to janette, its a chance from the norm ;o))
defernatly deida lol

29 Jul, 2010

 

iv no black in my garden thats nice :)

29 Jul, 2010

 

its my first black plant to mark, i wish i had planted this more in view now, but maybe one of the other ones is black to, will see ;o)) thankyou

29 Jul, 2010

 

Very nice girl!!
Yours just blooming and mine are just finishing! :-((
Still haven't planted out yet as waiting for a dry evening! lol

29 Jul, 2010

 

thanx steve, these were the ones i grew last year and huge now, cant wait till full flower ;o))

29 Jul, 2010

 

all mine have bad rust so they got pulled out. this is a lovelly plant so thanks for sharing it with us.

29 Jul, 2010

 

thats a shame sea,, its a common thing rust with them, one of mine its leaves are full of holes, think moths or catterpillars but can see any, but something is having a feast on them ;o(

29 Jul, 2010

 

I like the colour of this one...

29 Jul, 2010

 

Seaburngirl, when in a nursery last week we saw hollyhock seeds that was rust proof leaves. Not sure if you've seen them in your local or if they can get them in. Not sure the makers but can find out if your interested in doing it!!
How about this for a rare rustproof HH. Copy 'n' paste this link
http://www.anniesannuals.com/signs/H/Hollyhock_Alcea_pallida.htm

29 Jul, 2010

 

Can't wait to see which colour the others turn out to be.

29 Jul, 2010

 

Absolutely stunning.

30 Jul, 2010

 

thanx michaella ;o))
im going to look at that steve, mind you never had rust yet, fingers crossed ;o)
i cant wait either Tog ;o)
i love it carol ;o)

30 Jul, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I have a black one that Toto sent to me , it's still a baby and growing , I hope it looks like yours next year San . it's gorgeous . :o)

1 Aug, 2010

 

Great color. What an eye catcher. Excited to see what the others turn out to be too. :-)

2 Aug, 2010

 

thanx amy i grew this end of last summer i think and its huge now, hope yours grows well to amy ;o))
cheers GT i cant wait, others a bit slower but lots of buds im glad to say ;o))

2 Aug, 2010

 

This is such a rich, wholesome colour and looks stunning San!

Very nice indeed.

3 Aug, 2010

 

its great Dan and flowers so big now , i love it ;o))

4 Aug, 2010

 

Unusual colour.

5 Aug, 2010

 

got sum buds on mine but the plant is rubbish , urs is lovely, how do u keep the rust at bay

5 Aug, 2010

 

cheers linda, i love the black plants you can get now, something a bit different ;o))
hi cristina, ive been lucky and not had any rust, but i was told as soon as you see any on leaves to cut them off as if it gets in soil it infects the plant, so if i do see a funny leaf it comes right off to be sure ;o))

5 Aug, 2010

 

i put them in pots so they wud b better but still got .may b i just gv up on em lol

6 Aug, 2010

 

;o((( oh no,, maybe one more go cristina, strange though

6 Aug, 2010



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