Alcea - rosea / 'Mars Magic' Hollyhocks
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Alcea - rosea / 'Mars Magic' Hollyhocks


    'Mars Magic' Hollyhocks (Alcea rosea) are a stunning biennial or short-lived perennial that produce tall spikes of striking, deep red flowers. This plant is highly valued for its ornamental value, providing a bold and colorful statement in the garden.

    The 'Mars Magic' Hollyhocks are hardy plants that prefer full sun and well-drained soil. They are ideal for use in cottage gardens, mixed borders, and as a backdrop for lower-growing plants. They are also commonly used as cut flowers due to their striking blooms.

    This particular cultivar is highly attractive due to its unique, deep red flowers that bloom in mid-summer. The tall spikes are covered in numerous large flowers that are a favorite of bees and other pollinators. The foliage is also highly ornamental, forming a rosette of large, green leaves that provide an excellent backdrop for the stunning blooms.

    The 'Mars Magic' Hollyhocks are also highly valued for their historical significance. Hollyhocks have been grown for centuries, and are often associated with traditional English cottage gardens. They were also a popular medicinal plant in medieval times and are still used today for their soothing properties.

    Overall, the 'Mars Magic' Hollyhocks are an excellent addition to any garden, offering beauty and intrigue with their unique blooms and historical significance. Their tall stature and striking red flowers make them a standout plant in any setting.

    Height : 175cm
    Width : 60cm
    Bloom Time : July-September
    Zone : 3