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Blue Bird Hibiscus or Rose of Sharon –
Hibiscus syriacus or Althea frutex (latin)
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2.5m (8.2'), width up to 2m (6.6').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type: Avoid extremes.
Hardiness: Becomes hardy with age (to -21°C). Protect from frosts in early years.
Exposure:Full sun.
Blue Bird Hibiscus - Rose of Sharon - Hibiscus syriacus 'Oiseau bleu' - Althea frutex
Characteristics and Uses:
Very beautiful and abundant flowers – measuring up to 12cm (4.7") in diameter – from June until the first frosts. Cut back at the end of winter to encourage flowering. Planted alone or in a group or within a mixed flowering hedge it can be cut to shape such as into a standard, and is perfect for small or large gardens.
List of Hibiscus:
Diana Hibiscus (Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana'), white flowers from June to the first frosts.
Hamabo Hibiscus (Hibiscus syriacus 'Hamabo'), white flowers with red centers from June to the first frosts.
Hibiscus (Hibiscus syriacus), violet purple flowers from June through to September.
Red Heart Hibiscus (Hibiscus syriacus 'Red Heart'), large white flowers, red tint at the base of the petal.
Woodbridge Hibiscus (Hibiscus syriacus 'Woodbridge'), large pink flowers, red tint at the base of the petal.

See the Hibiscus catalogue
potting compost

POTTING COMPOST: Suggested use Bougainvilleas, Crotons, Cycas, Cyclamens, Dumb canes, Dragon trees, Tree ivy, Ficus, Ferns, Gardenias, Hibiscus, Busy Lizzie, kalanchoes, Ivies, Jasmin, Marantas...

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