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Published July 16, 2010, 12:00 AM

Drab hollyhocks may be biennial hybrids

Q: Why is it that whatever kind of hollyhocks my friends and I buy, they always seem to end up being drab pink flowers after a few years? I know it has to do with pollinating, but why always drab pink? Are the hollyhocks you buy pollinated under controlled conditions?

By: Don Kinzler, INFORUM

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