Mars Magic Hollyhock - Alcea rosea 'Mars Magic'

An old-fashioned perennial with single flowers in various shades of red are produced on tall, sturdy stalks in mid-summer. Great for the back of the sunny border. Attracts butterfies and humming birds. Good cut flower.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Mass Planting
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Red
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Plant in moist well drained soil. Fertilize in spring, prior to new growth. Cut plants back to 8 inches after blooming to promote new growth and stronger plants for the following year.