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By Wagger

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom Gb

Bought as Alcalthaea suffrutescens 'Parkallee' this is patently not! Apart from colour, supposed to be rust-free but is smothered, as you can see. Not a happy bunny!




Looks like a mallow of some kind, be nice to see the whole plant though, can't see the leaves.
On second thoughts, what I can see of the leaves, and the amount of rust, says it is hollyhock, just not the variety you thought you'd bought, don't know which variety it is though.

28 Sep, 2009


looks like lavertaria to me. which one not sure though.

28 Sep, 2009


Oops, sorry Wagger, should have said Lavatera instead of Mallow...;-))) though I'm not sure, as I said, without seeing the leaves properly.

28 Sep, 2009


I'll see if I can find a recognisable leaf in the morning. I'm doubtful though. I went past this nursery on saturday, shame I didn't take it back. Still might if I go that way in the next couple of weeks.

28 Sep, 2009


Good idea, if its not the plant you thought you'd bought, whatever it is.

28 Sep, 2009


Used to like this nursery but that's four disappointments this year.

28 Sep, 2009

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