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Violet 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" 72"
Height
96 - 144"
Spread
48 - 72"

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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  • Details

    Features

    Proven Winners no longer offers this plant; the information on this page is for reference only. It has been replaced with Purple Satin® rose of Sharon, which has the same rich color but is seedless, so will not spread itself around your garden. 

    Award Winner
    Long Blooming
    Heat Tolerant
    Drought Tolerant
    Salt Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    96 - 144 Inches
    Spacing: 
    72 - 84 Inches
    Spread: 
    48 - 72 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Flower Shade: 
    Violet with a red eye
    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: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    An excellent hardy hibiscus for the landscape. Can be trained into a small tree. Excellent for use in mixed container and then removed for fall garden planting. Good for the mixed border 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, but is usually not necessary. 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. 

    Violet Satin® Hibiscus syriacus 'Floru' USPP 12,196
  • 1 Review

    • Large, showy blooms. Absolutely beautiful! I'm happy I made this purchase choice.

      Joan B
      Iowa
      United States
      4 years ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
  • 4 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
    2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
    2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
    2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
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