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Hibiscus Syriacus

Botanical Name:

Hibiscus syriacus

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrubs, Shrub, Tree, Shrub or tree to 4 m.

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

2 to 4 in. flowers with 5 crepe-like petals; red, white, violet, purple, two-toned; single or double; last for one day. Campanulate; single or double, solitary., Flowers blue, pink or purple

Fruit

A 5-valved dehiscent capsule, 3/4" long and wide, brown; persists through winter.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Bees

Pollinators

Specialized Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Malvales

Family

Malvaceae

Genus

Hibiscus

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