Hibiscus syriacus White Chiffon ('Nowoodtwo') (PBR)

tree hollyhock

1.5 litre pot £17.99 £8.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Flower colour: white
  • Other features: lobed, dark green leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    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.

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striped bloody cranesbill

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Achillea millefolium 'Lilac Beauty'

yarrow

An unusual lilac, yarrow

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Rosa 'Boule de Neige'

rose Boule de Neige (bourbon)

Stunning snowball-like blooms

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Penstemon 'Alice Hindley'

beard tongue

A very old variety

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    Hibiscus size?

    Hello, You are selling Hibiscus in a 3 litre pot -I want to know how tall the actual plant is when despatched please. Many thanks
    Asked on 7/20/2009 by Anonymous

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    • A:

      Hello There, These will be around 30-45cm tall in a 3lt pot. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

      Answered on 7/21/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
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    Hibiscus

    I have a three year old Hibiscus in a pot in my summerhouse. The first year there were masses of blooms, in the second very few, and this year I have plenty of buds but the leaves are turning yellow and dropping . Could you give me tips as to a cure? Donald
    Asked on 7/5/2006 by Donald

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    • A:

      It sounds as if your Hibiscus may be suffering from a lack of fertiliser. This would certainly explain the lack of flowers and yellowing leaves. Plants growing in pots need to be fertilised on a regular basis as their roots cannot reach out into the soil to find their own nutrients. You can feed them by either sprinkling the surface of the compost with a slow-release fertiliser in spring, or by using a liquid feed throughout the summer.

      Answered on 7/6/2006 by Crocus
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