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Do honeybees like hollyhocks? I know that bumblebees love them? We have hundreds of hollyhocks around our place and I am wondering if it will provide a food source for my bees...
 

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My bees did forage from my hollyhocks last year. But they waited til late in the summer before they found them. I m sure they are a good pollen source as holyhocks produce copious amounts of pollen, but I did see a few bees sticking their heads down in the bottom of the blossoms as well. I wondered if they were able to find some nectar down there.
 

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My hollyhocks were huge Japanese beetle attractants- so much so that I finally just got rid of the hollyhocks. :(
 
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