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Last updated 14/05/20 10:00.
Exotic flowers, unsurprisingly the symbols or national flowers of several tropical and subtropical countries.
Well-known as a tea with high vitamin C content.
Genus of more than 600 species of widely distributed deciduous and evergreen shrubs.
They occur in a variety of habitats including streamsides, moist woodland and dry, rocky sites.
Deciduous - and evergreen shrubs, trees, annuals and perennials. Colour of flowers ranges through red, pink, purple, blue, yellow or white. Prominent stamens.
Additional Features - Good to know - - one of many plants known, confusingly, as 'Rose of Sharon'. Grown for their showy, mainly funnel-shaped flowers.
Pests & Diseases - aphids, whitefly, scale insects, mealybugs, powdery mildew.
Place of origin - warm-temperate, sub tropical and tropical regions worldwide.
Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
Neutral to alkaline soil