Helene Rose of Sharon
Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene'
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Grows 9 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form|
|Problems/Solutions||Coastal Exposure, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Black Walnut Tolerant|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.