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Order: Malvales
   Family: Malvaceae
            Genus: Hibiscus
                        Specie: syriacus

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 8-12 ft (2.4-3.5 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Diamond-shaped leaves; white, reddish purple or bluish lavender flowers late summer?autumn

Uses: Shrub borders Informal hedge Specimen plant Containers

Zones: 5-9

Description: The hardiest hibiscus for cooler climates, as it is a native of cool-temperate regions of Asia, this is a shrub to 8 ft (2.4 m) or a small tree growing to 12?ft (3.5?m) in height, with a spread of 6?10?ft (1.8?3?m). It has smooth gray branches and 3?in (8

Growth Habit: Erect branching habit

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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