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Lil' Kim® Violet Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'SHIMRV24' PP #26,374; CPBRAF

Pronunciation: hi-BIS-kus si-ri-A-kus
SKU #09171
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A profusion of large, vibrant blooms on a dwarf variety perfectly suited to containers and smaller gardens. These stunning red-violet blooms accented with a deep red eye are on a compact plant with strong stems with and dark glossy foliage that is heat and drought tolerant, when established. Works well as a small flowering hedge. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderately fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas This hardy dwarf shrub is an important source of late-summer color in cottage gardens, beds and borders. Use in romantic country gardens or cutting borders. Makes a very good low hedge to screen undesirable objects such as utilities or crawl space openings. Set at the back or middle of the bed to combine with other flowering shrubs that blossom earlier in the season.
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Boxwood (Buxus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela)
CARE
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. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Blooms on new wood; pruning is rarely needed but may be done in early spring to shape.
HISTORY
Lore Hibiscus syriacus is a long-lived plant.

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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.