Hibiscus sinosyriacus 'Lilac Queen'

Hibiscus sinosyriacus ‘Lilac Queen’

Hibiscus

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Hibiscus sinosyriacus 'Lilac Queen'
  • Common name: Hibiscus
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Hardy hibiscus, also known as shrubby mallows, provide a stunning display of colour late in the season when many other plants are starting to fade.

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Hibiscus sinosyriacus ‘Lilac Queen’ bears pale lilac open flowers with darker red centres and yellow stamens. It’s a compact plant, ideal for growing in containers on a sunny, sheltered patio, or at the front of a sunny border. For best results, grow Hibiscus sinosyriacus ‘Lilac Queen’ in full sun in moist but well-drained soil.

How to grow Hibiscus 'Lilac Queen'

  • Plant size

    3m height

    2m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Hibiscus 'Lilac Queen' and wildlife

Hibiscus 'Lilac Queen' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Hibiscus 'Lilac Queen' poisonous?

Hibiscus 'Lilac Queen' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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