A very hardy easy care shrub, with beautiful blooms that lifted up my colorless late summer garden.
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.
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:TallGarden Height:96 - 144 InchesSpacing:72 - 84 InchesSpread:48 - 72 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:PinkFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Mid SummerHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
An excellent hardy hibiscus for the landscape. Can be trained into a small tree. Excellent for use in mixed containers and then removed for fall garden planting. Good for mixed borders or as a hedge.Maintenance Notes:
Grows in any soil unless it is either very dry or very wet. Prune in late winter or early spring. Can be heavily pruned. Prefers medium moisture. Fertilize 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.Rose Satin® Hibiscus syriacus 'Minrosa' N/A
Dorothy BennettNova ScotiaCanada8 years ago
Russell StudebakerNew YorkUnited States8 years ago
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