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Violet Satin® Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus

  • Hardy Zones
    • 5 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 96 - 144 Inches
Proven Winners® Shrubs
Violet Satin® Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus
Sun 96 - 144

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

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