Hollyhocks
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some of my short h. have a oak leaf shape and others have a more rounded shape ?????

Zone Weiser Id. zone 5-6 | Anonymous added on September 8, 2019 | Answered

I bought hollyhock seeds, not knowing that they were miniature and reg tall. These are all about 2-3 ' tall. The leaves are each different. pink blossoms on the "Oak" leaf shape and not yet bloomed, more rounded????

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on September 10, 2019

If you bought mixed varieties, the leaf shape could vary, or it may be a mutation. Usually hollyhock leaves are heart shaped and wavy edged, some deeper cut than others. Here is more on their care:

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

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