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Alcea rosea 'Cerise'

Alcea rosea 'Cerise' - Hollyhock - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Series: Halo Series

More About Alcea rosea 'Cerise'

  • Two-toned, large single flowers
  • Pink flowers with a contrasting deep purple centre halo on tall, sturdy stalks
  • Vigorous, upright perennial
  • Rounded, hairy, light green foliage
  • This cultivar bred to resist rust
  • Bloom Time: Early to midsummer

Zone:

3

Height:

150-170 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

Pink

Hollyhock Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moderately fertile, average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun. May require staking if planted in exposed sites. 

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Alcea rosea 'Cerise' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Alcea rosea 'Cerise'