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Botanical name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Lenny'
Other names: Rose mallow 'Lenny', Rose of Sharon
Variety or cultivar: 'Lenny' _ 'Lenny' is a bushy, deciduous shrub with dark-green, diamond-shaped leaves. In summer and autumn it bears single, pale-mauve flowers with red dots at the base of each petal.
Hibiscus syriacus 'Lenny' is: Deciduous
Flower: Red, Pale-purple in Summer; Red, Pale-purple in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Erect
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Propagation methods: Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Hibiscus syriacus 'Lenny' (Rose mallow 'Lenny') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Hedging/Screens, Containers, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in a sheltered, sunny position. Needs long, hot summers to flower well.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Alkaline, Neutral|
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