One of the Most Popular Shrubs With Commerical LandscapersRose of Sharon – Blue Bird, Hibiscus syriacus ‘Blue Bird’, produces a nearly true-blue flower, (pale to medium-dark blue) that slightly edges into lavender. It is navy blue and magenta at the bottom of the throat and has large white, to creamy white, to pale yellow stamens. It reaches seven to ten feet tall and nearly as wide, though it can and probably should be kept pruned to a smaller size or narrower width. A moderate grower, it’s also pollution-tolerant, which is why you’ll find these shrubs used extensively in city and commercial landscapes. Rose of Sharon prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Its attractive and plentiful blooms make Blue Bird fully capable of holding its own as a specimen. One’s ability to shape Rose of Sharon also makes the shrub a prime candidate for hedges. But since this bush is deciduous, it makes an effective privacy hedge only in summer. It is a profuse bloomer and not only blooms late, but leafs out late, as well.* Easy to grow* Urban tollerant* Makes a beautiful hedge .
A Long-Lasting Blush for your GardenBlush Satin Rose of Sharon is an ornamental bush with exceptional decorative features. Plant one as a focal point in your perennial bed, or use as an ornamental hedge along an outbuilding. A few of these will dress up any area. You can even plant a few in patio pots to bring indoors later for winter enjoyment.The incredible thing about Rose of Sharon plants is the large, brightly- colored flowers that bloom mid-summer and into fall. It’s like having the vibrant, exotic blooms of the tropics without the fussy, fragile nature of many showy varieties…and Blush Satin is no exception. It’s sure to add a subtle and lovely “blush” to your garden, especially when your other plants are beginning to fade. The white flowers have a strong, pink blush that’s kissed with scarlet at the center. The yellow stamen is another accent that further makes each marvelous bloom a stand-out for your garden. It’s the type of shrub that asks for little, but gives a lot in return. It will even be a popular lure for your butterflies and hummingbirds with its large blooms.Blush Satin Rose of Sharon is a deciduous bush growing up to 12 feet tall with a 6 foot spread. It’s fast-growing, so you’ll see results quickly. It doesn’t mind pruning, tolerates a variety of soils, and is pollution tolerant. Even your deer will tend to pass it by. It’s a very easy shrub to care for, with a lovely upright shape that can be altered to fit your needs.For magnificent flowers on a hardy, long-blooming shrub, you can’t go wrong with a Blush Satin Rose of Sharon.* Long-blooming, impressive flowers * Wildlife interest * Easy to grow.
Versatile Shrub That’s Easy to GrowRed Heart Hibiscus, Hibiscus syriacus ‘Red Heart’, is an upright growing shrub with large, single, saucer shaped flowers of pure white with a scarlet center. Flowers bloom from July until frost. This xeriscape plant is a vigorous, upright, vase-shaped, deciduous shrub that may be massed, planted in groups, used as a specimen, a foundation plant, or shrub borders. Red Heart Hibiscus can also be used as a hedge or screen. It has no serious insect or disease problems. Annual pruning back will result in increased shoot vigor and larger flowers. It is adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions and tolerant of full sun to partial shade. These small, erect trees have numerous upright branches, which should be pruned back heavily in the early spring. Mature height of 8-12′ with a mature spread of 6-8′.* Widely adaptable* Great as hedge or screen* Thrives in full sun to part shade .
Radiant Red Blooms Summer to FallFreedom Rose of Sharon is a deciduous shrub with ornamental appeal. Plant one as a specimen plant in a front or side yard where you’re sure to catch its radiant bloom. Your Freedom Rose of Sharon is an old-fashioned favorite in a newer, improved form! Beginning in summer, and persisting into the fall, Freedom produces luminous pink double-blooms that are large in size and immense in beauty. The lustrous, dark green leaves are the perfect accent for the bright flowers, and help your Freedom maintain a full, vibrant appearance all season long.Freedom Rose of Sharon will grow to 10 feet tall with an 8-foot spread. It has an upright, spreading nature and can be expected to live up to 40 years (under optimal conditions). It’s not fussy about soil types, thriving even in poor soils and drought conditions. It doesn’t mind pollution, so can do well even in urban environments. It has no significant pest or disease issues. Overall, Freedom is an easy-to-care-for plant with a hardy, productive nature.For a prolific plant with beautiful flowers summer through fall, and a hardy nature…look no further than Freedom Rose of Sharon!* Impressive flowers * Long bloom period * New and improved form.
A hardy double hibiscus! Maybe it was the August heat. Maybe it was the sunset colors reflecting in the swimming pool. Maybe it was the smell of the fresh-cut grass and the frosty beverage in hand.Nah. It was the Pink Chiffon Rose of Sharon backlit by the setting sun. This was the start to a perfect evening.Pink Chiffon Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus ‘JWNWOOD4’ ) is a late season bloomer that is covered with cake-frosting-pink flowers on top of gracefully swaying stems. These little confections are double and frilly and remind us of the dresses you’d see at the prom, circa 1954. That was a good year for dresses…and pretty girls. This is a late starter in the spring, so don’t worry if it isn’t waking up with the rest of the garden. Like every girl on prom night, she is worth the wait.Give Pink Chiffon plenty of sunlight and plenty of room to grow. It will quickly and easily reach 12’ tall and 5’ wide.Refined, but exotic, Pink Chiffon Rose of Sharon will define your summer garden…and possibly your whole summer!* Attracts pollinators – butterflies, bees and hummingbirds* Deer Resistant* Good as a Hedge* Seaside/Salt Tolerant.
Exquisite Tree of Flowers from Summer to FallBlue Chiffon Rose of Sharon Tree is an ornamental Hibiscus shrub trained into a tree form. Plant a few in containers for your front porch or patio. Place a few along a walkway or as a focal point for your perennial bed. Anywhere you place these remarkable trees is sure to be a hit.It’s hard to imagine a way to improve upon the ethereal loveliness of the Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon. With its exquisite flowers and vibrant foliage, Blue Chiffon is an attention-grabber from mid-summer into fall. However, imagine for a moment this picture of floral perfection…but in tree form! How amazing to have this incredible tree for your own yard, resplendent in its large double blooms of lavender, with a ruffled appearance that beacons you to reach out and touch its silky petals. A dollop of scarlet tint at the center of each bloom adds to the already spectacular display. Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon will grow to 12 feet tall with a 4 foot spread. It has an upright nature and is adaptable to variety of conditions. Blue Chiffon is a relatively fast grower, is drought and heat tolerant and can even tolerate seaside conditions. Overall, it’s a tree form Rose of Sharon that will bring you fantastic results while requiring little work for you.Nothing compares to the gorgeous tree of flowers your Blue Chiffon will produce for your home this year. Plant one today. You’ll be glad you did.* Beautiful flowers* Fast grower* Deer resistant* Adaptable to a variety of soils* Drought and heat tolerant* Salt tolerant* Works well in containers.
Great For Borders & Even ContainersThe Althea ‘China Chiffon’, Hibiscus syriacus ‘Bricutts’, produces large single white flowers that are adorned with a red eye and a lacy center to create an anemone-like flower; performs even in cooler climates. A strong growth habit lends itself to pruning into a tree-form or upright shrub. ‘China Chiffon’ is great for borders, in a large container for a patio plant, or as a specimen plant, and it is deer resistant. Being a very easy growing and strong growing plant with lots of large blooms, this shrub will become the star in the garden from July through September with its bold yet delicate blooms!* Months of blooms* Cold hardy* Deer resistant .
Huge, Prolific BloomsBlue Satin Rose of Sharon is a deciduous shrub with outstanding ornamental appeal. It would be a stunning accent plant near your porch or patio. The ability to shape Rose of Sharon also makes it a prime candidate for hedges.Your Blue Satin is a vigorous, bloom-happy shrub. It not only gives you plenty of flowers, but boasts the most beautiful coloring in the Hibiscus world. It just doesn’t know when to quit!Blue Satin has larger flowers and better color, with more branching. All of which contributes to it providing an all-around longer show in your yard. You’ll love its huge 3-inch blooms. The magenta throats and ivory center of each flower complements the strong royal blue tone of the petals for a simply dazzling effect.The flowers are exceptionally uniform in color as well, so you won’t have any “washed out” end-of-season blooms with your Blue Satin. Blue Satin is a profuse bloomer that not only blooms late, but leafs out late as well…prolonging your enjoyment of its beauty in your yard.Rose of Sharon prefers full sun and well-drained soil, but will tolerate part shade as well. It’s tolerant of heat and drought, so its a great choice for those hot, dry spots in your yard where other shrubs are not happy. It’s even pollution-tolerant, so planting one on a city lot is no problem.For a shrub with stunning beauty that’s easy to care for, you can’t go wrong with a Blue Satin Rose of Sharon.* Dazzling flowers* Prolific bloomer* Hardy.
Pure White Anemone-like FlowersYou already have in your mind what Hibiscus flowers look like, right? Large, tropical looking flowers with wide petals and hot colors. Erase that picture form your mind, though, with the White Chiffon Hibiscus (White Chiffon™ Hibiscus syriacus ‘Notwoodtwo’ USPP 12,612).This lovely new introduction to the mallow/hibiscus family does have large and beautiful flowers, but they are not the typical hibiscus flower. First off they are pure white – a wonderful white that that doesn’t turn yellow – not the usual hot sunny or deep blue colors you see in other hibiscus.Secondly, they have a lovely lacey center that makes the flowers look much more like anemone flowers than hibiscus. These are truly a conversation piece that will have your gardening friends talking.These large shrubs can be pruned into small trees and do well in almost any soil (unless it’s to dry or too wet). They make great specimen plants, but also do well at the back of the border or along your fence line.Make sure to order yours from Nature Hills today. These are wonderful garden pants that probably will sell out fast.* Lovely late-summer flowers* Easy care* A Proven-Winners selection.
Longest Blooming Hibiscus on a Unique Dwarf Tree The Lavender Chiffon™ Hibiscus Tree Form has large, single lavender flowers adorned with a lacy center to create an anemone-like bloom. Masses of fully double 3-to 4-inch blooms appear in late summer. It is one of the longest-blooming as well as most prolific Hibiscus! This lovely ornamental tree will be a dramatic focal point when used in a container. With a mature height of 6-8 feet, it will be a fabulous addition where space may be limited. Lavender Chiffon Hibiscus Tree Form grows in any soil unless it is either really wet or extremely dry. This deciduous shrub prefers full sun and is disease and pest resistant. This is one tough plant, and is able to maintain itself through good weather and poor alike. With proper care your Lavender Chiffon Hibiscus Tree Form will reward you with months of blooms every year! * Carefree * Long blooming * Elegant.
Multiple colored blooms on one shrub!The Rose of Sharon – Fireworks (Althea syriacus Fireworks) is a magnificent, double blooming shrub that explodes in color all summer long.A variety of hibiscus, The Rose of Sharon is unlike most flowering shrubs. Rather than blooming in the spring, the Rose of Sharon blooms in late summer or early fall. It’s a wonderful choice to add late season color to your landscape.And what color it will be! The Rose of Sharon Fireworks is a unique collection of three different varieties. This produces wonderful double blooms in shades of pink, lavender and red. Multiple colored flowers on one shrub; quite a sight to see.This fascinating shrub grows upright in a somewhat vase shape. It will thrive in full sun, tolerates poor soil and scorching heat.Plant the stunning Rose of Sharon Fireworks and you will be amazed by the patchwork of stunning color this shrub will add to your landscape.* Very heat hardy* Late season bloomer* Multi colored blooms..
New for national distribution in Spring 2011! Miss Jilene® is a truly remarkable variety of one of the most treasured flowering shrubs in the world, Hibiscus syriacus—commonly known as Rose of Sharon or Althea. Everyone loves hibiscus flowers, which cover the plant in the late summer. Miss Jilene® Hibiscus blooms are gorgeous– pink with a wine-colored center. The prolific blooms will start in late summer and continue until the first frost of autumn. But what makes Miss Jilene® Hibiscus truly extraordinary is its beautiful variegated foliage, which gives this hibiscus plant visual distinction even before the blooms come. This low-maintenance plant thrives in heat and full sun, but it will also flower in partial shade. Fertilize lightly for optimum blooms. Transplants well and grows vigorously to a mature size of 8-12 feet tall. The bareroot shrub that you receive will be from sturdy stock and will bloom during the first growing season. Cold hardy throughout USDA Zones 5-8. Also available in tree form (top graft)..
The Hibiscus Chiffon White, ‘Hibiscus Chiffon White’, also known as Rose of Sharon, a Proven Winners selection, produce large single white flowers adorned with a lacy center. This plant will add a lot of charm to a late summer landscape. Hibiscus are reliable summer bloomers. Place in moist well drained soil..
The Morning Star Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus Morning Star, is an upright, deciduous shrub that is a vigorous, erect, multi-stemmed shrub that typically grows 8-12′ tall. This shrub may also be trained as a single trunk tree or espalier. Leaves are diamond-shaped, dark green, slightly palmate and toothed. ‘Morning Star’ bears grayish blue flowers with pinkish white eyes from late summer until mid-fall. This plant really requires no pruning, unless you need to remove a dead or damaged branch. It has a long, early summer to fall bloom period. This cultivar is a sterile triploid that produces very few if any seed pods. It is an excellent flowering shrub that may be massed, planted in groups, or used as a specimen. The plant is very tolerant of summer heat and humidity. Larger flowers may be obtained by pruning back hard to 2-3 buds in early spring. Otherwise, prune to shape..
The Jeanne D’Arc Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus Jeanne D’Arc, is an upright, deciduous shrub that is vigorous, erect, multi-stemmed shrub that typically grows 8-12′ tall. This shrub may also be trained as a single trunk tree or espalier. Leaves are diamond-shaped, dark green, slightly palmate and toothed. ‘Jeanne D’Arc’ bears double white flowers from late summer until mid-fall. This plant really requires no pruning, unless you need to remove a dead or damaged branch. Long, early-summer to fall bloom period. This cultivar is a sterile triploid that produces very few if any seed pods. Excellent flowering shrub that may be massed, planted in groups or used as a specimen. Very tolerant of summer heat and humidity. Larger flowers may be obtained by pruning back hard to 2-3 buds in early spring. Otherwise, prune to shape..