Hibiscus syriacus White Chiffon ('Nowoodtwo') (PBR)
- 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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Hello, You are selling Hibiscus in a 3 litre pot -I want to know how tall the actual plant is when despatched please. Many thanksAsked on 7/20/2009 by Anonymous
A:Hello There, These will be around 30-45cm tall in a 3lt pot. I hope this helps. Helen Plant DoctorAnswered on 7/21/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
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? DonaldAsked on 7/5/2006 by Donald
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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