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).
A new color for this unique rose of Sharon series!
White Pillar® rose of Sharon is a sister plant to Purple Pillar®, the plant that changed how you think about rose of Sharon. Both naturally grow as a narrow column, so it takes up just a fraction of the space that conventional roses of Sharon do. This particular variety sports pure white, semi-double blooms, making it an elegant choice for planting in any style landscape and along with any type of architecture. This unusual, space-saving habit unlocks so many new design possibilities: plant alongside your front entrance, as the centerpiece to a formal container, as a privacy screen, or a dramatic specimen. It's easier than ever to enjoy this summer-blooming favorite. Available in better garden centers in spring 2018.
Top reasons to grow White Pillar rose of Sharon:
- Narrow, space-saving habit is unlike other rose of Sharon.
- Doubled white flowers work with any home and color scheme.
- All the easy care reliability you expect from roses of Sharon.
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:TallGarden Height:120 - 192 InchesSpacing:24 - 36 InchesSpread:24 - 36 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFlower Shade:WhiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade: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:ContainerUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
The only limit to the uses of the versatile, unique rose of Sharon is your imagination! We do recommend it get a minimum of six hours of bright sun for best looks and performance.Maintenance Notes:
Rose of Sharon requires essentially no special care. A good 2-3" layer of shredded bark mulch would be a welcome addition to the root zone. Pruning is rarely required but can be done in early spring. If you wish to fertilize, a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants, like a rose fertilizer, can be applied in early spring, once the ground has thawed.
Rose of Sharon can be quite late to leaf out in spring, so do be patient.Fun Facts:
The technical term for plants that grow tall and narrow like the Pillar series of rose of Sharon is "fastigiate" (pronounced fa-stidge-itt).White Pillar® Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini van Aart' USPP 28,892, Can 6,179