Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus



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Paraplu Rouge's bright blooms with stunning dark red center Close up of Paraplu Rouge's reddish-pink bloom
  • Large Flower
  • Intense Color
  • Pollinator-Friendly

We keep searching and thus far have found no true red-flowered roses of Sharon, but this is the darkest reddish-pink we've ever seen. So whether you call it rouge or horticulture red, this large-flowered single is a standout plant in both our trials and our test garden. Developed by Minier Nurseries in France.

USDA Zone 5-9 (-20°F/ -28.8°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 6-10'

Width 5'

Finish Time 1 season

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.