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Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. palustris

European species with flowers of medium size color Pale pink slightly veined. Must be cultivated in the shores of lakes and ponds on wet ground or submerged by a few cm of water. Not sensitive to frost.

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Size:Big
Planting depth from the surface of the water:0 cm, on the water surface
Height:180 - 200 cm
Spacing:3 plants per square meter..
Type of soil:Waterlogged
Sun Exposure:Full sun
Bloom Time:July - August
Flower Color:Pink
Leaf color:Green
Hardiness:USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
Ease of Growth:Medium
Family:Malvaceae

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Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. palustris, it is known in Italy as hibiscus Palustre. is a perennial herbaceous vigorous, spread as well as in Italy also in some regions of France and Portugal. In nature we find in wetlands and marshes along streams and ponds; It reaches almost 2 meters in height, and is formed by a woody base from which branch off pubescent and starred stems, which lead ovate-lanceolate leaves of 13-15 cm in diameter. The inflorescences are white-pink, widely funnel-shaped and about the size of 3-15 cm. In autumn, the plant loses its leaves and most of the aerial part will dry up. Next spring will again develop into vigorous manner. In nature, these plants form large colonies near swamps or rivers slow and shallow. It should be grown in shallow areas of lakes and streams, immersed in at most a few centimeters of water.

He likes full sun and rich, neutral ground.

It is a very hardy plant that can stand the cold. It endures harsh winters with temperatures as low as -28 ° C.

NATIVE: In Italy it is widespread only in Lombardy, Veneto, Tuscany and Lazio

On sale from April to October

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Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. palustris

Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. palustris

European species with flowers of medium size color Pale pink slightly veined. Must be cultivated in the shores of lakes and ponds on wet ground or submerged by a few cm of water. Not sensitive to frost.