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Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene' /Helene Althaea

Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene'  / Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene'
Tree form of the helene althaea
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Tree form of the helene althaea

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Scientific Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene'
Common Name: Helene Althaea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White, Red
Fruit present: Summer
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: This variety with a large white flower with red at the base of the petals is a standout in any garden. One of the best and most widely grown selections of shrub althaea.