Hibiscus syriacus Ardens
- 1 x Hibiscus Syriacus Ardens
|Botanical name||Hibiscus Syriacus Ardens|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Full grown height||150cm - 200cm|
|Mature width||125cm - 150cm|
How to take care of Hibiscus syriacus Ardens
Soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a hardy deciduous Hibiscus syriacus Ardens shrub it’s leaves do not appear until late spring. Flowers appear in late summer and early autumn. Hibiscus syriacus Ardens needs a sunny sheltered position to thrive in. In colder areas, plant Hibiscus syriacus Ardens near a south-facing wall. Protect Hibiscus syriacus Ardens from cold winds. Use a well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Remove faded flower heads as they fade to prolong flowering. If Hibiscus syriacus Ardens is planted in pots, plant in spring. There will be little growth in the first year. Hibiscus syriacus Ardens do well in various soil types. Hibiscus syriacus Ardens likes to be constantly moist, but not wet. Feed twice a month during the growing season and prune as necessary to control plant size. Container-grown Hibiscus syriacus Ardens plants should be brought indoors in extreme winter conditions. Check Hibiscus syriacus Ardens plants periodically for pests such as aphids, white flies, and mealy bugs. Use a horticultural oil or insecticidal soap to control these pests.
Growing 1-2 m tall it requires a sunny location for best results. Since plants bloom on new growth, shaping or pruning can be done at any time.
For additional instructions see product packaging.