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Mars Magic Single Hollyhock

Alcea rosea 'Magic Mars'
SKU: HC017766
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Now shipping to zones 2-8.
Other zones shipping soon.
'Mars Magic' Single Hollyhock (Alcea rosea) brings classic style and architectural form to the summer garden. The tall stems are covered with scarlet-red single flowers with lemon throats. Flowers rise above the garden from mid-to-late summer, casting a colorful red sunset glow over the garden. Hummingbirds love these bright red flowers, as do butterflies. This cultivar is a true cold-hardy perennial, blooming every year.
key features
Botanical Name
Alcea rosea 'Magic Mars'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
60-72" tall
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer


(60-72" tall x 18-24" wide) 'Mars Magic' Single Hollyhock (Alcea rosea) is a pollinator favorite, classic perennial that lights up the garden with single scarlet blossoms 4 inches across. Its red saucer-like flowers open from the bottom of the stalk upwards. Exceptionally bright, the flowers are plentiful, and each plant grows several stalks 5-6 feet tall. They don’t need staking, and look beautiful at the back of a bed or along a wall or fence where they can add a romantic backdrop to other flowers. Plant 'Mars Magic' in average to compost-enriched soil with good drainage in a sunny location. Provide average watering, they are drought tolerant once established. Deer and rabbit resistant, they are a perfect choice for care-free high color. Cut them back when flowering has finished or leave the seed pods for winter interest and the birds. Hardy in zones 3-9, they won’t tolerate wet feet in winter.
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