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    Discontinued OnlinePlantCenter   2 gal. Aphrodite Hibiscus or Althea Shrub

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    • Description

      Upright, vase shaped, multi stemmed, deciduous shrub with three lobed, medium green leaves. Best known for it's long bloom period from early summer to mid fall. Showy, hollyhock like, clear pink flowers are ruffled, thickly pealed, and have a dark red eye. Grows 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide; may be trained as a small tree or espalier. Use in mass, in a group, or as a specimen. Easily grown in average, moist, well drained soils in full sun to part shade, although it's best flowering occurs in full sun. Very tolerant of summer heat and humidity, and can also handle some poor soils and some drought. Prune to shape in spring.

      • Good for foundations, shrub borders, hedges
      • Excellent flowering shrub
      • Sterile cultivar that does not produce seeds
      • Attracts butterflies
      • 2 gal., ships without soil or pot as a bare root plant to all states
      • We're sorry, but due to state regulations, this plant cannot be shipped to Mississippi
      • May ship in a dormant state, with bare branches and no leaves
      • Performs best in plant growing zones 5 to 8, when grown in other Zones, special care requirements will be required
      • To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 7 ft. away from other plants or structures
      • When shipped as a bare root plant, the Shake & Ship system has been used to remove soil from roots
    • Specifications
      Annual / Perennial :
      Blossom Color :
      Botanical Name :
      Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite'
      Common Name :
      Evergreen or Deciduous :
      Hardiness Zone :
      5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F)
      Mature Height (in.) :
      96 in
      Mature Width (in.) :
      96 in
      Optimal Soil Condition :
      Returnable :
      Shipped As :
      Bare Root
      Sun Tolerance :
      Full Sun
    • Reviews

      Ratings & Reviews

      100% of customers recommend this product
      Out of 5:
      • I love this plant
      • April 29, 2010
      • Recommended Product

      This is one of my favaorite plants. Beautiful foliage and flowers this makes a grate addition to any tpye of flower garden. It will grow quite tall and looks very nice if trimmed into a tree. very pleasing plant, you can't have just one.


      Sacramento, CA
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