PARAPLU VIOLET®

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

'Minsybv3s01'

PPAF; CBRAF

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  • Extra-large flowers
  • Shimmering, intense color
  • Elegant habit
Description

Some plants simply cannot be fully appreciated until you've seen them in person - Paraplu Violet hibiscus is just such a plant. As you can see, its color is beautiful, but seeing it in person is a totally different experience. Its luminous flowers have a super-intense hue that stops people in their tracks, as we have seen multiple times touring visitors around our trial garden when this plant was still under evaluation. Like Paraplu Pink Ink hibiscus, this beauty from Minier Nursery was selected for its extraordinary bloom size and color, as well as its elegant habit. 

USDA Zone
5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.8°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
6-10'
Width
5'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Purple
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.