Lucy Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Lucy'

SKU
00681
A stunning display of 3-5" masses of double reddish fuchsia flowers in summer with peak bloom period in August. Tolerant of summer heat and humidity, it is adaptable to most conditions. Prune to shape in spring. Use as an entrance into a garden or along walkways or drive. Works well as a container specimen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly; do not over water.

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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus seer-ee-AK-us
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitNarrow
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly; do not over water.

Grows in any soil unless it is either really wet or dry. Prune in late fall or early spring. Can be heavily pruned, but this is not usually necessary. Prefers medium moisture. Fertilize in early spring; an additional dose of liquid fertilizer may be needed. Adaptable to most soils except very wet or dry. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring; liquid feed mid summer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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