Hollyhocks
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Hollyhock Not Flowering

Zone 5 | pikeman added on September 4, 2012 | Answered

First year of planting hollyhocks, large leaves but no flowers. I am at a loss. I garden a lot. Can you help?

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Nikki
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Answered on September 5, 2012

The soil may be lacking phosphorus, which is necessary for blooming. Use a phosphorus-rich fertilizer or add bone meal to the soil around your plants and see of this helps.

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