LIL’ KIM® Red

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

'SHIMRR38'

USPP 27,195; CBRAF

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  • Dwarf habit
  • Long blooming
  • Very floriferous
Description

Dwarf rose of Sharon with stunning color! Deep rosy-red flowers cover compact Lil' Kim® Red rose of Sharon all summer long. Dwarf habit gives it exceptional versatility in the garden and landscape. It is one of three Lil' Kim hibiscus colors: the original (white with a red eye), Violet, and Red.

USDA Zone
5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
3 - 4'
Width
3 - 4'
Finish Time
1.5 seasons
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Red
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Not finicky about soil - any well-drained site will do.

Pruning

Regular pruning is not required. May be trimmed, pruned, or shaped as desired in early spring.

Uses

Specimen; hedge; foundation plantings; mixed borders; screening.

Growing Tips

Rose of Sharon generally has high fertility needs and may benefit from yearly applications of a granular fertilizer formulated for flowering shrubs.