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).
This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9
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.
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Summer belongs to bold, blooming plants, and Paraplu Pink Ink hibiscus is definitely that! This hybrid rose of Sharon spends summers bedecked with very large, very showy white and pink flowers. The star-like pink eye at the center of each bloom makes for a dazzling effect. Even though each individual flower lasts only one sweet summer day, the plant makes lots of buds for long-lasting color you can enjoy for months every season. Deep green foliage and an upright-yet-graceful habit make this rose of Sharon suitable for specimen plantings, flower gardens, even a showy hedge.
Top reasons to plant Paraplu Pink Ink rose of Sharon:
- Flowers are larger and showier than conventional roses of Sharon.
- Elegant, graceful habit that moves in the breeze - not stiff and awkward like other roses of Sharon.
- Low maintenance and long blooming so you can enjoy the season.Long BloomingAttracts:Hummingbirds
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:60 - 96 InchesSpacing:48 - 60 InchesSpread:48 - 60 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Colors:WhiteFlower Shade:White with a pink centerFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Dark greenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Summer through FallHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Roses of Sharon are large plants that are best left plenty of space to produce maximum blooms. They make a colorful hedge or specimen.Maintenance Notes:
Thanks to their naturally graceful habit, Paraplu roses of Sharon don't require much pruning. If you wish to prune them, however, early spring is the best time to do so. Note that rose of Sharon is quite late to leaf out in spring, so be patient with it.
We recommend full sun for rose of Sharon for the maximum amount of blooming and best color, but it can grow and flower reasonably well in partially shaded spots.Paraplu Pink Ink™ Hibiscus x 'Minsywhi07' USPPAF, Can PBRAF