Yellow and green is, of course, an almost unbeatable combination in the garden. Perhaps that is because in our country, we see these colours in almost every lawn and consider it to be natural. Here are some examples of plants with yellow flowers that would also suit your garden.

Yellow hollyhocks

Hollyhocks come in many colours, including soft yellow. Most Dutch people know hollyhocks from southern holiday countries where they grow against white houses and flower abundantly. In our gardens they also need the shelter of a wall or decorative shrubs. It is best to replace hollyhocks after 2 years as they are then susceptible to rust fungus.

Height: maximum 2 metres
When to sow hollyhock: autumn or spring
Flowering time: July to October
Latin name: Alcea
Type of plant: biennial garden flower
The original origin of the hollyhock is unknown. Botanists think of Siberia or China. In Europe they were introduced to Spain by the Moors.


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