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hollyhock:

see mallowmallow,
common name for members of the Malvaceae, a family of herbs and shrubs distributed over most of the world and especially abundant in the American tropics. Tropical species sometimes grow as small trees.
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hollyhock

A tall plant, widely cultivated for its showy spike of large variously colored flowers; used as an ornamental motif by Frank Lloyd Wright on the Barnsdall residence in Los Angeles, CA.
See also: Ornament

hollyhock

traditional symbol of ambition. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 174]

hollyhock

a tall widely cultivated malvaceous plant, Althaea rosea, with stout hairy stems and spikes of white, yellow, red, or purple flowers
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And the earthy, olive-colored stucco facade ended up slathered in "flesh-colored stucco with the texture of cottage cheese,'' said Jeffrey Herr, curator of Hollyhock House.
Main mission of Hollyhock is maintenance of aids-to-navigation, along with search and rescue, environmental protection and ice breaking.
The tallest UK hollyhock, which belonged to a retired couple in Gloucestershire, grew to a massive 15ft - while the biggest worldwide was a whopping 24ft.
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.
The last tour of the Hollyhock House -- Wright's first L.
Days after the Manchester arrests, police swooped ontwo addresses in Jasmine Street and Hollyhock Road in the predominantly Muslim Kate's Hill district of Dudley.
The theme of the building was the hollyhock flower, which Wright then abstracted into a shape and then built upon it, creating a unified whole, like musical variations on a theme.
Directed at ages eight and up, half of the book follows Wright's early developmental years, proceeding through brief photo/text sections on Taliesen East and West into descriptions that humanize several of his most noted accomplishments: Fallingwater, Robie House, Hollyhock House, and his Oak Park home/studio.
In her new book, Alice Friedman takes a more probing look at some relationships between modern architects and women clients, starting with Wright's collaboration with Aline Barnsdall on the design of one of his most important domestic projects of the twenties, the Hollyhock House in Los Angeles.
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LOS ANGELES -- In keeping with architect Frank Lloyd Wright's vision, Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, officials from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and the federal Bureau of Reclamation broke ground today to transform the "Great Lawn" adjacent to Wright's Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Art Park into a California Friendly(TM) landscape.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, in Los Angeles, is one of his most glorious achievements--and one of the most challenged.