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Leon's Purple Delight™ Lilac Hibiscus

Alyogyne huegelii 'MonLeon'

SKU
04031
A prolific producer of royal purple blooms backed by deeply dissected evergreen foliage. This improved selection is far less susceptible to summer root stress than other varieties. A colorful border accent, espalier or informal hedge in warmer climates, and an ideal patio container specimen; a beautiful summer annual in cold winter areas.
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Once established water during dry spells.

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Botanical Pronunciational-ee-oh-GY-nee hew-GEL-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeThroughout the year; heaviest in spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Poolside, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureWaterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established water during dry spells.
Companion PlantsLantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Cordyline (Cordyline); Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum

Provide well-drained soil, with full sun and shelter from strong winds; adaptable to most soil types. Keep roots cool with mulch. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Prune back after spring bloom flush to promote dense growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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