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Lil' Kim® Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus

(7 REVIEWS)
Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
48" 48"
Height
36 - 48"
Spread
36 - 48"

This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
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    Features

    The dwarf rose of Sharon you've always wanted!

    Lil' Kim® rose of Sharon is a very special plant - it's about half the size of a conventional rose of Sharon, and sports an elegant, refined habit. Each stem is packed with flower buds that open to reveal white flowers with a showy red eye. Developed by Dr. Kyung-Ku Shim in Korea, where rose of Sharon is much beloved as the national flower.

    Top reasons to grow Lil' Kim® rose of Sharon:

    - Dwarf habit takes up much less space than other varieties

    - Showy flowers appear all summer

    - Refined habit lends grace to any landscape application

    Heat Tolerant
    Drought Tolerant
    Salt Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Small or Miniature

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Spacing: 
    48 - 60 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Flower Shade: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Container plant, hedge or specimen

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Best if planted in well drained soil. Does not like to be extremely wet or dry. Prune in late winter or early spring and apply a shrub fertilizer in early spring for the best show of flowers. Has moderate growth habit.

    Lil' Kim® Hibiscus syriacus 'Antong Two' USPP 19,547, Can 3,399
  • 7 Reviews

    • My Lil' Kim (Antong Two) rose of sharon was supposed to be a dwarf with a height of three feet according to your tag on the plant. It is now (after six years) over eight feet tall. I am very disappointed in it. What is the proper way to prune it?

      John Ryan
      Massachusetts
      United States
      1 year ago
      Marginally Adequate Performed below expectations but may be willing to try again.
    • Love the little flowers, They just keep comming. This is the first year and it iis doing great.

      kathy fisher
      Indiana
      United States
      8 years ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    • stewie
      Kansas
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Bountiful Blooms!! Great Shrub for North Texas!!

      L Lane
      Texas
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Blooms a lot!! Very compact...Can go where other rose of sharons can't

      Paul Rich
      Tennessee
      United States
      8 years ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    • Russell Studebaker
      Ohio
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • simply beautiful!

      Sandie Grise
      South Dakota
      United States
      8 years ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
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