Had a few blooms first year, true to type. Grew to 3' plus tall first year. Pruning into a tree form won't be difficult.
Orchid Satin® Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus
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).
Seedless rose of Sharon means less work and more enjoyment!
Exceptionally large pink single blooms are accented by a dramatic red eye. The graceful branches of this non-invasive new variety make it a very appealing addition to the mixed border.
Top three reasons to grow Orchid Satin rose of Sharon:
Heat TolerantSalt TolerantAttracts:BeesButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:Deer
- Does not produce seeds, so you won't have to pull up dozens of seedlings every year
- Large orchid-pink flowers with a prominent red eye
- Soft, graceful habit
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:96 - 144 InchesSpacing:72 - 84 InchesSpread:48 - 72 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:Lavender-pink flowers have a red eyeFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Hedging, mixed borders, specimen plant.Maintenance Notes:
Adaptable to most well-drained soils. Prune in late winter/early spring and apply controlled-release fertilizer.Fun Facts:
Orchid Satin® rose of Sharon was developed by the same breeder as our popular Bobo® and Pinky Winky® panicle hydrangeas.Orchid Satin® Hibiscus syriacus 'ILVO347' USPP 27,285, Can 5,722
David LEEBRICK, South Carolina, United States, 1 year ago