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  • n  genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea
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  • In the High Desert Garden: Find a spot in your yard that needs color
    Hollyhock - Alcea rosea I am sure, everybody is familiar with Hollyhocks, the old-fashioned garden plant. Originating from the Mediterranean regions, this plant has conquered the gardens all over the world. No English garden would be complete without Hollyhocks. It was growing in my Mother’s garden in good old Germany, and it is growing in my little desert garden now. This plant does ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald

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