Sugar Tip® Rose of Sharon
- Mature Size
- 96 - 144 Inches
Variegated foliage is attractive all season, and soft pink blooms in summer. Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies. Non-invasive.
Late season color, hedges or screens, perennial or shrub borders, specimen and containers. May be planted in a container as a patio plant and then transplanted into the ground in fall.
Grows in any soil unless it is either very dry or very wet. Prune in late fall or early spring. Can be heavily pruned. Prefers medium moisture. Fertilizer in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application. A supplemental dose of liquid fertilizer may be needed in mid-summer. This plant is slower growing than other rose of sharon.
An eye-catching, new Rose of Sharon with brightly variegated creamy-white and bluish-green foliage. Unlike 'Purpureus Variegatus' this beauty actually flowers! It produces loads of clear pink, double flowers and does not produce seed like older cultivars. This is a beautiful plant that will look great in your garden all summer.
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