Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Beautiful Plant

I took a stroll throught the old inner city of Amersfoort. Everywhere these plants were visible. I want them too!


  1. I believe those are "hollyhocks," as shown in this old colorized photo -

    1. Thanks! And yes, this is indeed a hollyhock (alcea rosea). In Dutch: stokroos (a rose on a stick). In 2011 I've planted several in my front and back garden. The one next to my front became over 10 feet tall.


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