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Shrubby Mallow

Hibiscus syriacus

Also known as

Rose Of Sharon, Syrian Hibiscus, Syrian Ketmia, Althea, Shrub Althea, Shrub-Althaea

2007-07-09Hibiscus syriacus13 by Wildfeuer (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Shrubby Mallow Overview

Deciduous shrub species with an upright growth habit that produces trumpet-shaped, showy blooms. These are often pink or white coloured and the central stamens are notably yellow.

Common problems with Shrubby Mallow

How to propagate Shrubby Mallow

Cuttings

Seed in spring, shrubs and trees by greenwood cuttings in late spring. Semi-ripe cuttings in summer, perennials by division in autumn or spring.

Seed

Division

Other uses of Shrubby Mallow

Ornamental, border, hedging, dried arrangements Summer/Autumn interest. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.

Plants for Early Autumn

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