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8702- peach pink 2019


By Lori

 8702- peach pink 2019

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So pretty ...

30 Jul, 2019


Love this one, I've got some very similar ones.

2 Aug, 2019


Lori have you grown these from seed? Have tried to source some plug plants in the peach pink but no luck. Have not been very successful in the past growing them from seed. 🙁

5 Aug, 2019


Hello Amsterdam! It's been my experience that they will take kindly to lovely deep friable soil and grow listlessly and aimlessly. They just won't fit in. The plant has a taproot which means you have to put it in it's final place shortly after germination... BUT... should the seed fall on gravel in a hot exposed site they are suddenly inspired to grow to great heights and produce copious blooms and seeds! For what it's worth..that's been my experience with hollyhocks. This peachy pink is (?) semi-double... it's the single flower with a frilly overskirt... My seed came from three sources but I believe this one may have come from Amy.. the leaves have five lobes unlike the usual solid fan shape. Also, this season I have yellows. It's sort of orange in the centre but the outer petals are yellow... I'd like to get a solid lemony yellow like my Mom had all those years ago...but I'm happy to settle for this after four years of trying and hoping.
may I suggest planting them on your carpark or beside the full sun and gravel! worked for me! lol...

6 Aug, 2019

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