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Hibiscus syriacus

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hibiscus syriacus Rose of Sharon,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs, Trees Rounded, Shrub Like, Upright

Cold hardy deciduous shrub with dark green glossy foliage and masses of medium single mauve, purple or white flowers throughout Autumn and Summer. Great as a small tree, for containers or as a hedge. Adds a tropical feel to the garden.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Malvaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate