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Minerva Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Minerva'

Pronunciation: hi-BIS-kus si-ri-A-kus
SKU #00230
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Compact, deciduous shrub selected for abundance of superior, continuous flowers with longer bloom season and little to no seed production. Lavender flowers have a pink overlay and dark red eye. Dense habit of handsome, leathery, dark green foliage creates a wonderful informal hedge or screen. Highly tolerant to air pollution and drought.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. high, 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Privacy Screen
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Boxwood (Buxus); Spirea (Spiraea); Lavender (Lavandula); Viburnum (Viburnum); Potentilla (Potentilla); Phlox (Phlox)
CARE
Care Adaptable to most well-drained soils. 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 or promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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