Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red'
Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red'
Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red'
Red Rose of Sharon - Althea - Hibiscus Flower Tree
Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red'
Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red'
Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red'

Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red'

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  • This Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red' ships in a 1 Gallon Pot, min 24" tall
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The Hibiscus Syriacus 'Red' - 'Red' Rose of Sharon, commonly called 'Shrub Althea Red' or 'Hibiscus Red', is a compact, vase-shaped, dense, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with broad, ovate green foliage and eye-catching red blooms. In late spring, the foliage emerges a pale yellow green that later matures into of lush medium green. From early summer to late fall, this long blooming, vigorous growing shrub is adorned with showy, heavily ruffled, red flowers with a dark crimson throat and protruding, tube-shaped stamens.

Since this cultivar is sterile it will not self-seed without another, but less seeds mean more flowers will bloom. 

Full sun to partial sun.

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

Red flowers, non-fragrant

    Additional features: Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Wildlife, Fall Color, and Deer Resistant

    This Red Rose of Sharon, Red Hibiscus comes established in a 1 gallon pot

    Light: Does best is full sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)

    Size: Mature size can reach up to 12’ft high and 10’ft wide.

    Hardiness zones: 5 – 8

    Characteristics: Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Grows in a dense, vase shaped with a multi-stemmed branches decorated in leathery green foliage and showy, heavily ruffled, Red flowers in early spring.

    Water & Soil: Prefers rich, medium moister, well draining soil. Water daily in extreme heat.

    *Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.

    Allow 3'-5' when planting for growth.

    Can easily be trained into a small tree.

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    Hardiness zone for this plant: 5 - 8

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