Hibiscus syriacus 'Hamabo'
rose of Sharon 'Hamabo'
'Hamabo' is a medium-sized, deciduous shrub with strongly lobed leaves and blush-pink flowers 12cm in width, with a conspicuous red blotch at the base of each petal
Ultimate height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread1–1.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
Hibiscus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, trees, annuals or perennials, with simple or palmately lobed leaves and large, funnel-shaped flowers over a long flowering season
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in a moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- City and courtyard gardens
- Flower borders and beds
- Hedging and screens
- Wall side borders
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