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  • noun Plural form of hollyhock.


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  • But between assignments, her family always went back to her maternal grandparents 'home in New Jersey where her grandfather loved to grow roses and her grandmother had all of the old-fashioned plants such as hollyhocks, dahlias, lilacs, lilies-of-the-valley and mock orange.

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  • She examined three caves, and each one was yellow from pollen belonging to hollyhocks, grape hyacinth, yellow yarrow (Achillea), horsetail (Equisetum), seven other summer flowering plants, and evidence of pine branches.

    Say it with your own arrangement - or cutting garden - of flowers

  • Meanwhile, the conservatory re-created Dickinson's universe of roses, daisies, daylilies, columbine and hollyhocks.

    Evolution of a Garden

  • The flowers I remember from growing up were old-fashioned summer flowers: marigolds, zinnias, calendula, gladiolus, nasturtium, hollyhocks.

    2009 May

  • Jumping dandelions and happy hollyhocks, but that smells good to me!

    All Gold Canon

  • Sharing your hope to see your hollyhocks in bloom this Summer - and wishing your biennials - and your annuals & perennials - to grow happily and profusely in your garden!

    ebouriffe - French Word-A-Day

  • I warn the hummingbirds out front, "Just slow down," as they chase me away from the falling hollyhocks.

    Tallying up the heartbeats

  • But the people who run Versailles don't have to worry about ravenous, amoral deer or vinyl netting or keeping the garbage men from heaving the plastic recycling bins onto the hollyhocks.

    Dreading the Arrival of Daffodils

  • Just learned the word "biennial" which means that the hollyhocks I planted two years ago just may bloom after all!

    ebouriffe - French Word-A-Day

  • The same goes for roses, day lilies and hollyhocks—hasta la vista, baby or perhaps, in this case, hosta la vista.

    Dreading the Arrival of Daffodils


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