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My Hollyhocks this year seem to have grown way higher than previous years. I have one that is over 12ft tall when normally it is about 6ft.

Anyone know why this is?


  • Mark56Mark56 Posts: 1,653

    I wonder if it's because of the increased rain in June etc. My Verbena bonariensis are sky high compared to normal.

  • Could be Mark but everything else is normal size, it`s just the Hollyhocks.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 83,768

    Mild winter?  Maybe the crown of the plant didn't use up too much energy over winter and got growing sooner in the spring?  

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

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