Aphrodite Rose of Sharon
Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||hi-BIS-kus si-ri-A-kus|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Viburnum (Viburnum); Lilac (Syringa); Potentilla (Potentilla); Lavender (Lavandula); Phlox (Phlox)|
Adaptable to most well-drained soils except very wet or dry. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Once established reduce frequency; tolerates brief periods of drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune after flowering to shape and promote vigorous new growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9