SUGAR TIP® Gold

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

'THEISSHSSTL'

USPP 30,149; CBRAF

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  • Non-invasive
  • Variegated
  • Refined, semi-dwarf habit
Description

More color means more fun! 

The newest Sugar Tip rose of Sharon brings more foliage interest – bright gold variegation – and an appealing lavender flower color to the line. A bit smaller than the original, Sugar Tip® Gold hibiscus shares its same appealing, non-invasive habit.

USDA Zone
5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
4 - 5'
Width
4 - 5'
Finish Time
1.5 seasons
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Purple
Foliage Color
Variegated
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.