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Q.My Hollyhocks Have Only Grown About 12 Inches But Are Blooming. Why Are They So Short

martinelsie75 added on July 26, 2021 | Answered

They are in the same location as last year and were 4 feet tall

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Answered on July 27, 2021

They are biennials! This means that they will grow, vegetatively, the first year and flower the next! Now, the reason that they may be short could be due to lack of potassium in the area, but this can be confirmed with a soil test.

Here is an article that will help you to do that:


Here is an article that will help you to care for the plant:


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