Purple SATIN®

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus


USPP 28,839; CBRAF

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  • Non-invasive
  • Long blooming
  • Refined habit

It's seedless! Purple Satin® rose of Sharon is the newest variety to meet our high standards for this popular genus: pure, rich flower color; elegant, refined habit; and sterile to avoid nuisance seedlings. Large single flowers appear in mid-late summer, contrasting nicely with deep green foliage. Developed by Dr. Johan van Huylenbroeck, the breeder of Azurri Blue Satin® rose of Sharon, at ILVO in Belgium.

USDA Zone 5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 8 - 12'

Width 6 - 10'

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.