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Old 02-02-2006, 09:32 PM posted to uk.rec.gardening
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Default Hollyhocks - Clay Soil and Rust Resistance

"La Puce" wrote in message

Rupert wrote:
You could try these :-

NO DON'T!!! The anthwerp mixed Alcea ficifolia ARE NOT good on poorly
drained or clay soil !! You are best with the Alcea rosea.

Alcea ficifolia/Alcea rosea
Majority opinion says they should be treated as members of a single species
.. Ordinary clay soil is not a problem .