This modern version of an old-fashioned favorite is just the right
size for border plantings. Colorful, deep rose flowers reward you
with their long bloom time and are especially attractive to butterflies.
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Early to midsummer
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Red Mini Hollyhock Product Details
Sidalcea hybrida 'Brilliant'
Partial Shade/Full Sun
30 - 32"
18 - 24"
18 - 24"
3 - 9 (-30 degrees F)
Shallow lobed basal leaves - 3" across - leaves get smaller and more deeply lobed as they move up the stem.
Terminal raceme - 5 petaled flowers 1" wide.
Reddish purple - deep rose red.
Early to mid summer.
Will tolerate a wide range of soil types but resents waterlogged soils.
Deep, fertile, loamy soil is best.
Good height and color, long bloom time, old fashioned quality.
Cut back after flowering to encourage 2nd bloom.
Plant in groups for best effect. Best growth in cool, moist climates. Cross of S. candida and S. malviflora.
Vibrant and eye catching, the Red Mini Hollyhock brings an exuberant presence to any garden, with its best growth in cool, moist climates. It makes quite a showy impression, with its 1" blooms ranging from reddish-purple to deep rose red. This rapidly growing perennial flower blooms in early to mid-summer, with a profusion of blossoms climbing each narrow stalk. This hybrid of the North American native checkerbloom will tolerate a wide range of soils, but dislikes being waterlogged, so plant in a well-drained area receiving full to partial sun. It is hardy in zones 3 – 9 and achieves its best growth in cool, moist climates. An exceptional candidate for border plantings, this mini hollyhock grows to the perfect height of 30 – 32" and rarely requires staking. For a striking centerpiece, plant these mini hollyhocks in groups. This ruby beauty is known for its long blooming time and its attractiveness to butterflies, enticing them to your garden or landscape for a beautiful atmosphere and added charm. The red hollyhock can also be cut back after flowering to encourage a second bloom. This modern version of an old-fashioned favorite is sure to make its presence known with a flourishing display of resplendent color.