Hibiscus syriacus ‘Purple Pillar’ Shrubby Mallow

Hibiscus syriacus PURPLE PILLAR ‘Gandini Santiago’

Description: Purple Pillar is a totally unique Rose of Sharon: it naturally grows as a narrow column instead of a wide, spreading plant. Beautiful purple-violet flowers, shaded deep red in the centre emerge in July, right from the bottom of the tall plants to the very top. Leaves are a bright mid-green with feathered edges that set off the pinky-purple shade to perfection. Whilst hardy, plant in a warm spot in full sun to maximise flowering. 

History: Hibiscus syriacus originates in Asia, and has been cultivated in UK gardens since the 16th century.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 1m


  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: July
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune
  • Drought tolerant

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