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Hibiscus syriacus 'Coelestis'


Hibiscus syriacus 'Coelestis'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Erect bushy shrub with tall upright branches. Dark green trilobed leaves, these tend to emerge very pale, turning dark as the season warms.Many wide pale violet single flowers with rose at the base throughout the summer and autumn. They flower on current seasons wood, so best to prune or thin out the branches if necessary after flowering. Very easy care. They like a sunny site for best flowering with well drained soil, the better the soil the more lush the growth. Great for summer colour.

 
Genus
Hibiscus
Species   syriacus
Cultivar   'Coelestis'

Common name
Rose of Sharon

Family name
Malvaceae
Place of origin
Old world, widely cultivated


DETAILS
Height
3 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Paradise / Sanctuary / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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