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RE: Hollihocks & Dwarf Foxgloves


If you your hollihocks have bloomed and seeded, you can cut the stalks back.
Hollihocks, which were originally annual plants have proven to be biennial
and even perennial plants in the US. Some gardeners like to let their
hollyhocks self-seed, others collect them and plant them. Your call.

As I don't know the specific variety of your Dwarf Foxgloves I can't really
give you any particular cultivation tips. From my NYC experience, I know of
some dwarf foxgloves that get a second blooming in season. This is generally
a biennial plant, but if it survives 3 years than you have a perennial. If
you get through the biennial year, you should consider splitting the plant
and replanting it.   What this plant will do in Van Tasman's land is beyond
me. Please tell us.

These websites may be of interest to you:

"A Foxglove for every garden."

University of Colorado Extension

Happy gardening,

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	mike [SMTP:mike@tasman.net.au]
> Sent:	Tuesday, June 20, 2000 10:35 AM
> To:	community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject:	[cg] Hollihocks & Dwarf Foxgloves
> Dear ?,
> I understand this is a free service, which is wonderful.
> I live in Tasmania where it's early winter now.
> I have nine foot high hollicocks and also dwarf foxgloves, both at the end
> of their flowering.
> How and when do I prune them?
> With thanks in anticipation,
> Mike

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