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
Rose of Sharon - Shrub Althea - Hibiscus 'Red'