Country flower in the city…

Hollyhocks (Alcea) have been a traditional staple of cottage gardens for generations. This Hollyhock plays a starring role in the garden of an apartment buildling in the busy city of Chicago, far away from any country garden. Perhaps the gardener is giving honor to a cottage garden of his past. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg
Close up image of another Hollyhock on an adjacent wall of the building. If you would like to include Hollyhocks in your garden read more here. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg

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