An ideal focal point planting. This exceptional cultivar, often called Rose of Sharon, provides at least three months of spectacular color. The branches are covered from midsummer to frost in 3-5" azure-blue flowers with red-purple throats. Easy-to-care-for shrub reaches a height of 6-8' tall with a similar spread. Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird'
Hibiscus syriacus 'Bluebird'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:6 - 8 feet
Spread:6 - 8 feet
Spacing:6 - 8 feet
Flowering Date:Midsummer to frost
Planting Instructions:Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots. Spread roots around and fill in with dirt so that the crown is at soil level.
Winter Care:Mulch first winter in northern areas. Avoid areas with excessive soil moisture.