Minerva Rose Of Sharon
Hibiscus syriacus 'Minerva'
Summer flowering shrub selected for longer blooming season, superior flowers, little to no seed production and abundant continuous flowering. Lavender flowers with a pink overlay and dark red eye provide a welcome color accent. Handsome, leathery, dark green leaves and a dense, compact growth habit. Highly tolerant to air pollution and drought. Makes a wonderful informal hedge or screen. Deciduous.
|Botanical Pronunciation:||hi-BIS-kus si-ri-A-kus|
|Key feature:||Summer Flowering|
|Cold hardiness zones:||5 - 9|
|Light Needs:||Partial to full sun|
|Water Needs:||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Average landscape size:||Moderate growing to 10 ft. high, 6 ft. wide.|
|Flower attribute:||Showy Flowers|
|Special features:||Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care|
|Landscape uses:||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Seacoast Exposure, Specimen, Very Wet Areas|
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