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Re: terms/hollyhock??

Ok - Pat's dad is out of danger - whew! And there is no mention of a
rhizome type root for Marsh mallows or hollyhocks in AHS A-Z. Back to
the drawing board. Sorry dear!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 10 Jan 2003 12:51:22 -0600

>May be a marsh mallow - I'll research that. may be out of pocket tonight
>- Pat's on her way to San Anton' - her dad had a heart attack and
>nothing else is known. I'll have to take care of her critters and hope
>she calls me tonight. Until I hear from her though - I'll have to stay
>off the computer to keep the phone line clear... So will be in touch as
>soon as I can.
>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date:  Fri, 10 Jan 2003 06:23:55 -0600
>>I'm stumped. It's supposed to be ugly here this weekend, so I'll try to
>>do some research and see what I can find out!! That is wild now....
>>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>>From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Date:  Fri, 10 Jan 2003 01:24:59 -0500 (EST)
>>>Okay, so if it looks like a holllyhock and smells like a hollyhock, but
>>>grows from a rhizome, then what do you suppose it is?? Now, I'm
>>>baffled...oh well, guess I'll start doing some searching.
>>>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>>>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>>>--Albert Einstein
>>>On Thu 01/09, Kitty wrote:From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@earthlink.net]To:
>>>gardenchat@hort.netDate: Thu, 09 Jan 2003 05:57:10 -0800Subject: Re:
>>>[CHAT] termsMelody, I don't have any books here with me to verify, but
>>>I'm fairly surethat Hollyhock, Alcea rosea is not rhizomatous.KittyOn
>>>Thu, 9 Jan 2003 07:13:57 -0500 (EST) Melody wrote:> But from a rhizome?>
>>>> > Melody, IA (Z 5/4)> > "The most beautiful thing we can experience
>>>is> the mysterious." > --Albert Einstein --- On Thu 01/09, Pamela J.>
>>>Evans wrote:From: Pamela> J. Evans [mailto:
>>>gardenqueen@gbronline.com]To:> gardenchat@hort.netDate:> Thu, 9 Jan 2003
>>>06:01:36 -0600Subject: Re:> [CHAT] termsHollyhocks are> self-seeding
>>>biennials. Mine do exactly the> same thing, even the ones in> pots!
>>>---------- Original Message> ----------------------------------From:>
>>>"Melody" Reply-To:> gardenchat@hort.netDate: Thu, 9 Jan 2003> 05:20:51
>>>-0500 (EST)>So what do> they call perennials that only produce foliage>
>>>and blooms>every other> year? A few years back, I was astounded to find>
>>>a huge>rhizome of what> turned out to be a hollyhock buried in my back>
>>>yard>underneath grass> that had been being mowed for years on end...I>
>>>dug it>up and> transplanted it to my garden...it was easily> well over a
>>>foot>long and> several inches thick. Now, safe from being> mowed down,
>>>it lives>on but> it only comes up every other year, blooms like> mad and
>>>seeds>itself> every where but the next year it is no where to> be
>>>seen...Is this>thing> just a freak of nature or do other plants have> a
>>>growth pattern>similar> to this?>>>>Melody, IA
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>>Pam Evans
>>Kemp TX/zone 8A
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