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Rose mallow 'Oiseau Bleu'

Hibiscus syriacus 'Oiseau Bleu'

Rose of Sharon 'Oiseau Bleu', Rose mallow 'Blue Bird', Hibiscus 'Blue Bird'

This mid-sized, upright, deciduous shrub has dark-green leaves. In late summer & autumn it produces single, violet-blue flowers with a maroon centre.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer, Autumn
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Semi-hardwood

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Malvaceae
Flower colour
Blue, Red
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids, Mealybugs & thrips. It can also suffer from powdery mildew.

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