You're in for a real treat with this lovely Hibiscus variety. It produces an abundance of lilac-pink double blooms that provide soft color all the way through summer and into fall. Trained as a standard, its spherical form reaches a petite 4' tall, making it the perfect choice for sunny corners. Maintains shape with minimal pruning. 3' bareroot shrub. Zones 5-8. 3" Bareroot. Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens'. Full Sun to Partial Shade. Deer tend to avoid.
Botanical Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens'
Common Name: Rose of Sharon
Form: Dediduous shrub or small tree
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
Flowering Date: Summer to fall
Shipping Season: Spring
Unique Characterstics: Double-flowered, lavender-pink Rose of Sharon on a high stem with a spherical-shaped bush of foliage and flowers on top. The top reaches 3'. Prune in early spring to maintain spherical shape. Draws attention when planted as a focal point. Very long flowering period.
Flower Color: Lavender-Pink
Flower Form: Double flowers
Foliage Type: Strong green, maple-like, deeply tooted along margins. Late leafing in spring.
Pruning: Prune to keep desired form / retain spherical shape.
Pruning Time: Early spring
Soil Requirement: Well drained soil, very tolerant of a wide range of soils
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This plant produces very attractive flowers. One of the best hibiscus out there.