Tree hollyhock

Hibiscus syriacus 'White Chiffon'

Tree hollyhock - Hibiscus syriacus  'White Chiffon'

Common Name: Tree hollyhock
Genus: Hibiscus
Species: syriacus
Cultivar: 'White Chiffon'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: August to October

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Large single white mallow-like flowers up to 12cm across with a lacy centre from August to October. This tree hollyhock is ideal towards the back of a sheltered sunny border. Vigorous and easy-to-grow it's one of the best varieties for cooler areas of the country since the petals stand up well to wind and rain.
  • Garden Care: To encourage a bushy habit prune young plants hard in late spring. After pruning apply a generous 5 - 7cm mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant. Once established it requires little if any regular pruning
  • Goes well with: Trachycarpus fortunei, Elaegnus 'Quicksilver', Trachelospermum jasminoides, Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens', Hemerocallis 'Gentle Shepherd', Clematis 'Perle d'Azur'.

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