Red Heart Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Red Heart'

SKU
00235
A delightful flowering deciduous shrub with slender, upright branches and bright green foliage. The outstanding large white flowers with red centers provide a welcome color accent in summer landscapes. A beautiful accent or container specimen. Works well as a foundation plant, hedge, or privacy screen. Tolerates air pollution well.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus seer-ee-AK-us
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Poor Soils, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Viburnum (Viburnum); Potentilla (Potentilla);Spirea (Spiraea); Lavender (Lavandula); Phlox (Phlox)

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

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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