Long-Blooming, Hardy Hibiscus Minerva Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus ‘Minerva’ or also known as Minerva Althea, is an ornamental shrub with impressive, long-blooming flowers. Plant one as an accent near a window or door where you’re sure to catch every moment of its impressive display. Minerva would also do well in containers on your back porch. It’s a lovely Hibiscus variety that you won’t want to miss. Your Minerva Rose of Sharon’s hallmark feature is its trumpet-shaped, summer blooms of impressive grace and color. Each sumptuous blossom features delicate lavender petals surrounding a dramatic red throat with a bold yellow stamen. The glossy, dark-green foliage frames the flowers to perfection for a garden display that stands out amid other plantings. Unlike other Hibiscus varieties that put on a show and then retire for the season, Minerva Hibiscus will flower again-and-again for a spectacular display summer and into fall. Minerva Rose of Sharon will grow up to 10 feet in height with a 6-foot spread. It has an upright form and dense growth habit. Minerva adapts to a variety of conditions and is quite hardy. Under ideal conditions you can expect your Minerva Rose of Sharon to live for up to 40 years. With the variety of Hibiscus varieties to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one would work best for you. Minerva Rose of Sharon is one type that will look great in just about any landscape and do so with a repeat of color that is sure to please even the most discerning of gardeners. Try one today! * Adaptive to a variety of conditions * Deer resistant * Works well in containers * Urban tolerant * Long bloom period * Vigorous growth * Drought tolerant * Wildlife interest.