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How to Grow Hollyhocks

A biennial or short lived perennial, flower gardeners enjoy growing hollyhocks in borders or against walls where the striking flowers stand above all else.

Easy Groundcovers

This heat-, drought-, and humidity-tolerant plant rewards you in midsummer with showy pink flowers. While it's easy growing, it does require some patience: It's one of the last groundcovers to emerge from the ground in early spring. Name: Oenothera speciosa Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: 2 feet tall Zones: 5-9/

Hummingbird Bush: Dicliptera suberecta is graced with loads of slender orange flowers through the late summer and fall. The soft gray leaves make this plant a great addition to the lavenders and artemisia's for the gray garden. I have had Dicliptera suberecta survive cold to 16 degrees, though it looked pretty sketchy for about 6 months. Hummingbird Bush dies back to the ground for a few months and then comes back strongly in the spring. I have grown it in light shade to full sun. If…