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 Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens'
Enjoy the Ardens Hardy Hibiscus Standard for its long flowering period all summer and into fall. This Hibiscus syriacus Ardens lights up the garden with double-flowered lavender-pink blooms and strong green foliage. Plant the Rose of Sharon 2 feet apart in partial shade to full sun. You will love these eye-catching perennial plants that reach a dainty 4 feet tall.
Check out the Ardens Hardy Hibiscus Standard at our flower nursery, and you will find a colorful scene-stealer for sunny corners. Pretty and petite, this Hibiscus syriacus Ardens displays a spherical shape, which you can maintain by pruning in early spring. The Rose of Sharon, blooming from summer into fall, produces lilac-pink blossoms and green, maplelike leaves on a high stem. Cultivate these perennial plants in well-drained soil, and keep the soil continually moist.
Botanical Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens'
Common Name: Rose of Sharon
Form: Dediduous shrub or small tree
Root System: Fibrous
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
Flowering Date: Mid to late summer
Duration: All summer into fall
Cut Flowers: No
Dried Flowers: No
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
Shipped: 3' Bareroot
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
Shipping: View Shipping Schedule
This plant produces very attractive flowers. One of the best hibiscus out there.