Fiesta Time Hollyhock

Alcea rosea 'Fiesta Time'

Perfectly suited to smaller gardens, courtyards, and mixed containers, with shorter stems displaying big, frilly, cerise-pink double flowers with softer-colored fringed edges. A stunning cut or dried flower. Ideal for creating a mid-border vertical effect, especially effective when under-planted with lower growing perennials. An herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.


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Botanical Pronunciational-KEE-uh RO-zee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Thrives in average to enriched, well-drained soils. Once established in the landscape, tolerates mild drought; water container plants when soil surface becomes dry. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer in spring. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season. Biennial; often reseeds.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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