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Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Southern Belle Group’

Rose mallow

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height1.2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPale pink, dark red centres
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Southern Belle Group’ (Rose mallow). This variety has toothed leaves and pale pink flowers with a dark red centre.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

S. USA

Interest and use

Bog, border, hedging, cutting bed

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Tip prune young plants to promote bushiness and cut back old plants hard in spring, if required.

Propagation

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

Pests, diseases or disorders

Whitefly, scale insects, aphids and mildew may cause problems.

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