WHITE PILLAR®

Rose of Sharon

HIbiscus syriacus

'Gandini van Aart'

PP#28,892; CBR#6179

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Five White Pillar rose of Sharon growing along a patio showing their narrow columnar habit The topmost branches of a White Pillar rose of Sharon showing lots of white flowers and slender upright branches Closeup of the semi double white bloom of White Pillar rose of Sharon
  • Space saving
  • Deer resistant
  • Long blooming
Description

Fancifully fastigiate. Meet White Pillar® hibiscus, a white flowered version of our best-selling, award winning Purple Pillar® hibiscus. Naturally growing as a narrow column, this easy-to-grow favorite bears semi-double white flowers along its stems for months every summer. Space saving habit gives it virtually unlimited landscape applications.

USDA Zone
5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
10 - 16'
Width
2 - 3'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
White
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.