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HIBISCUS syriacus 'Blue Bird'

Commonly known as Rose of Sharon, Tree hollyhock

Very large single blue flowers with a dark centre
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£17.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
  • Deciduous - oval to diamond-shaped, 3-lobed, coarsely-toothed, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Blue
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - erect shrub. Flowers are produced from the leaf axils
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - syn. H. 'Oiseau Bleu'. Can be kept compact by spring pruning as flowers form on current year's growth
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - China to India.
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Trumpet - to 8cm (3in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
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Hibiscus syriacus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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