Hollyhocks
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hollyhock help

Zone 19038 | Anonymous added on July 7, 2019 | Answered

I recently just planted and hollyhock and the leaves started to wilt (rust) and some of the buds too. It looks like it affected the plant from top to bottom. There is some new growth,starting at the bottom. What can I do to promote new growth to the top of the plant?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 8, 2019

This is the dreaded Hollyhock Rust disease.
This article will help you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hollyhock/hollyhock-rust-in-gardens.htm

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