Holy Hollyhocks!!!!!!

Summer is in full swing here in New Zealand, and the little hollyhock seedlings we planted back in our own Spring, are the theme for our Thankful Thursday with Brian and his family!

Why the Holy Hollyhocks!???

Because one of the hollyhocks is actually two metres tall! This is about 6/7 feet (we can’t reach up far enough to measure but we can get close-ish!) We are thrilled at how tall it is and how much the bees are taking advantage of our garden’s flowers. We are still looking for a cloud in the blue sky!

Tall Hollyhock? You bet it is!

One of our plants has single creamy white blooms, and the other (shorter) plant has double blooms which are simply gorgeous! Check them out here! They look like pale trumpets pointing in all directions.

We know a lot of our European and American readers will be glad to see your Spring, so we hope this gives you hope you will be thankful for your own flowers one day soon.

Holy Hollyhocks they are gorgeous!

Happy Holy Hollyhocks Thankful Thursday!

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Gardening on Holy Hollyhocks Batman Day
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    erin the Cat (Princess)

    March 11, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Oooh I love Hollyhocks, those are a fantastic yellow colour too. I think you must be drawing in bees from far afield with those being so tall. We envy your blue skies, we do. But someday, and I say that tongue in cheek as summer here may be just a day, our blue skies will come too!


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    Angel, Kirby and Max

    March 11, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    Beautiful flowers!


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    Brian Frum

    March 11, 2017 at 1:38 pm

    WOW! Those really are quite beautious and made us smile! Thanks for joining the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!


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    The Island Cats

    March 11, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    Beautiful! We never knew hollyhocks could get that tall.


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    March 11, 2017 at 11:17 am

    That is tall! The flowers are lovely. My mum hasn’t even got round to sowing her seeds yet. She should have done the tomatoes at least a month ago.


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    Seville at Nerissa's Life

    March 11, 2017 at 11:14 am

    Oh my mouses, those are tall. MOUSES!!! Pretty darned beautiful, too. PURRS.


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    March 11, 2017 at 11:13 am

    Beautiful flowers! We’re so looking forward to spring and warmer temperatures here!


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