In that case, you will want to find out what you can about the Hollyhock,
Alcea rosea, and which cultivars compare with yours. Find out if there are
any plant breeders that specilize in them.
I must admit that I have seen whitish double-flowered plants in gardens but
yours may be different.
Richard Brooks <richardbrooks at kdbanglia.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message
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>> "Cereoid*" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
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> > New species (and genera) are named all the time and for various reasons.
> > What type of plant do you have?
>> I was just wondering in general - no, really!
>> Over the last couple of years I've got what might be termed a double
> Hollyhock colour pale-cream (now multiplying) and I haven't seen this in
> seed and plant catalogues in the UK yet.
> > Not knowing where in the country where you are or to what type of plant
> > are alluding, one cannot say where the specialist in the plant group can
> > found.
> > Are you referring to naming new species or new cultivars?
>> Silly of me, it should be new cultivar and not species.
>> I'm sure it exists already but it's that damned triffid wandering around
> garden that's trying to get all the attention.
>> Many thanks,
>>> Richard Brooks.