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Helene Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene'

SKU
00226
White, heavily ruffled flowers with reddish purple eyes complement handsome, leathery dark green leaves. Dense, upright growth is more compact than others. Blooms nearly continuously over a long season, and rarely sets seeds. Tolerates air pollution. Makes a wonderful informal hedge or screen, and is easily trained into a small tree. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus si-ri-A-kus
Average Size at MaturityGrows 9 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureWaterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Lilac (Syringa); Lavender (Lavandula); Phlox (Phlox)

Adaptable to most well-drained soils except very wet or dry. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates brief periods of drought. Feed before new growth begins in spring. Prune after flowering to shape and promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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