The Hibiscus Syriacus Duc de Brabant, also called Rose mallow Duc de Brabant, is a deciduous shrub with an upright habit, very resistant, native to China and India. It is especially appreciated for its abundant flowering which lasts until the fall and its ease of cultivation. Indeed, from August and until October, it offers large double flowers 6 cm in diameter, in rag, of a magnificent dark pink color.
The trilobed and toothed leaves whose budding is quite late (around May), are dark green in color, they turn golden yellow in autumn. Rose mallow Duc de Brabant is a very vigorous shrub that resists cold (down to -20 ° C) and disease. Rose mallow tolerates drought and limestone very well. It appreciates fresh, rich and well-drained soils. Plant it preferably in the sun. Prune it severely in the spring to optimize its flowering, the hibiscus blooming on the shoots of the year.
The Hibiscus Syriacus Duc de Brabant which reaches 1.50 m to 2 m in height and 1.50 m in width is installed in flowered hedge, in massif, or in isolated. You can also use it in a pot or container on your terrace to make the most of its long flowering.