Hibiscus do need to be watered regularly and prefer to be moist at all times.
Space the plants 3-6 feet apart to allow for growth and prune in the Autumn when all flowering has ended.
Hibiscus Syriacus Marina is a variety of Hibiscus that has a light purple colour flower. It is also known as Rose Mallow Marina. Marina has large hollyhock-like flowers in the shape of a funnel that are a lovely colour of pale lilac purple. The glossy leaves are of dark green colour. The flowering period is late summer into autumn.
Hibiscus Syriacus Marina heights of about 3 metres and spread of nearly 3 metres over 10 to 20 years.
Rose Mallow Marina should be cultivated in moist and well-drained soil, which should have neutral to alkaline acidic content. A sunny and sheltered position is the best place to plant Rose Mallow Marina. This purple flowering variety of Hibiscus can tolerate most types of soil, including chalky, clay, sandy, and loamy. This excellent flowering shrub can be planted in groups, used as a specimen, or en masse. The plant is good for shrub borders, perennial gardens and foundations.