Hollyhocks
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Hollyhocks

Zone 85173 | Anonymous added on April 2, 2017 | Answered

Planted hollyhocks frm seeds they finally started blooming & the landlord pulled them out of the ground,they were out of the ground for 12hrs or so.i planted them in a bucket of soil &water till the morning.can i bring them back 2 life.😞

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on April 2, 2017

    Hollyhocks generally have a tap root that does not transplant well. The fact that your plants were out of the ground for a length of time also does not work on your behalf.
    You can grow Hollyhocks in containers, but they will need to have a large container to do well.
    A great way to start the flowers and have a blooms quicker is to start the flowers from bare roots.

    Here are some links with more information.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hollyhock/tips-on-hollyhocks-growing-hollyhocks-successfully.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hollyhock/planting-hollyhock-roots.htm

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