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Related to Alcea: Alcea rosea, Aruncus, Althaea rosea
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Noun1.Alcea - genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocksAlcea - genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
hollyhock - any of various tall plants of the genus Alcea; native to the Middle East but widely naturalized and cultivated for its very large variously colored flowers
Alcea rosea, Althea rosea, rose mallow - plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock
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Look out for rust-resistant varieties - try those of Alcea rugosa.
icipo-pere Depurativo Misiones (CMI) sanguineo, diuretico y purgante Heimia romero de Antiseptico Anejas-Norte saliafolia castilla (CCS) (Kunth) Link MALVACEAE Alcea rosea L.
Aphis affinis del Guercio on Mentha longifolia, Karaj-Mohamadshahr, 16 May 2002; Karaj-Fardis Road, 18 May 2005; on Mentha aquatica, Isfahan, 18 May 2004; Aphis anthemidis (Borner) on Anthemis nobilis, Sanandaj, 16 May 2005; Aphis craccivora Koch on Alhagi maurorum, Zahedan, 2 April 2003; Tehran-Peykanshahr, 20 May 2002; Zahak, 9 April 2004; Mahallat, 25 April 2005; Khash, 23 April 2004; on Alcea rosea, Zabol 15 April 2003; on Glycerrhiza glabra, Hamadan, 15 May 2005, 18 May 2006; Quazvin-Abiek, 23 June 2002; on Glycerrhiza asprima, Shiraz, 28 June 2005; Taftan, 1 July 2004; on Sophora alopecuroides, Taftan, 2 July 2004; on Astragalus.
A hollyhock to revolutionise your garden is Alcea rosea 'Majorette Mixed', for the seeds can be sown to the front of the border or in pots as the plants attain a height of just 24 to 36 inches.
Warm Geranium Pelargonium hortorum Warm (Pelargonium) Globe amaranth Gomphrena globosa Warm Gypsophila Gypsophila elegans Warm Heliotrope Heliotrope arborescens Warm Hollyhock Alcea rosea Warm Impatiens Impatiens wallerana Warm Impatiens, New Impatiens hawkeri Warm Guinea Lobelia Lobelia erinus Cool Marigold Tagetes spp.
Apocynaceae] Aphis gossypii Rosa alcea Greene [Rosaceae] Chaetosiphon thomasi * (int) Macrosiphum rosae Rosa sp.
The cultivated ground that had been cleared of trees, ivy and weeds grew a range of mainly native plants including clary, Salvia sclarea, herb Robert, Geranium robertianum, and hollyhock, Alcea rosea.
Decor de France is one of only two shops in the country that carries Pottery by Alcea, handcrafted by Guy Gautier and directly imported from the South of France.
Has: gurney girl and orange pixie tomatoes, multiplier onion sets, small hot peppers, cantaloupes, blue oat grass, fesuca glauca, ribbon grass, malva alcea fastigata, and land cress
The decoction is used for colds and Alcea iavateriflora 2 exhaustion.
Character taxa of the alliance: Alcea apterocarpa, Asyneuma giganteum, Campanula hagielia, Centaurea lactucifolia, Dianthus fruticosus subsp.
com)-- All three neighborhoods at The Foothills - Alcea, Blossom Grove and Rockrose - have new parks now open for residents to enjoy.