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Purple Satin® Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus

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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
144" 96"
Height
96 - 144"
Spread
72 - 96"

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

    Seedless purple rose of Sharon!

    Dark purple flowers with a deep red eye cover this elegant rose of Sharon all summer long. Non-invasive and very versatile. 

    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Rabbits

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    96 - 144 Inches
    Spacing: 
    72 - 96 Inches
    Spread: 
    72 - 96 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    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: 
    Summer through Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Low
    Needs Good Drainage
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Good for Screening
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Rose of Sharon can be pruned in early spring if you wish to manage its height or shape it.

    Fun Facts: 

    Whether you call this plant hibiscus, rose of Sharon, or althea, you're probably familiar with their propensity to through their seeds around and pop up everywhere. Purple Satin here is a new seedless variety that won't make a nuisance of itself in your landscape.

    Purple Satin® Hibiscus syriacus 'ILVOPS' USPP 28,839, Can PBRAF
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