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botanical name:
Hibiscus syriacus 'Mauve Queen'
Hibiscus syriacus 'Mauve Queen' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Mallow, Rose of Sharon
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.50m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Single, rich mauve flowers with red centres, about 10cm across, and late summer and early autumn.

cultivation:
Reasonably fertile, humus-rich, moist, well drained soil in full sun. Performs best in areas with long hot summers.
Prune in early spring. On established plants, some old stems can be cut back hard.

other notes:
Raised by Nottcut's Nursery.

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