Rose of Sharon – Hibiscus syriacus

$2.95

A great upright form with beautiful flowers. A real favourite as a feature plant.

A fast grower, this species is suitable as a larger bonsai plant. The tree buds back easily and is very easily shaped into various bonsai styles. The tree pictured above is a red flowering cultivar whilst the seeds listed will produce a tree of similar form but with purple flowers.  

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A fast grower, this species is suitable as a larger bonsai plant. The tree buds back easily and is very easily shaped into various bonsai styles. The tree pictured above is a red flowering cultivar whilst the seeds listed will produce a tree of similar form but with purple flowers.  

Bonsai Location

Indoor or Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Broom, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk

Bonsai Size

Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants

In the Garden

The Rose of Sharon is a small tree or large shrub to 5m with very showy purple flowers in summer, Rose of Sharon has been a popular choice for landscapers for many years. Great as a hedge or screen plant.

Propagation

Traditionally regarded as a tropical plant, this species of hibiscus can tolerate mild frosts. It can be grown in full sun or part shade and can tolerate drought conditions, but flowers best if kept moist in summer.

Common Name:Rose of Sharon
Scientific Name:Hibiscus syriacus
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:3 (-5 to 0 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Purple
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Broom, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:2-5m
Tree Full Width:2-5m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants
Growing Information

In the Garden

The Rose of Sharon is a small tree or large shrub to 5m with very showy purple flowers in summer, Rose of Sharon has been a popular choice for landscapers for many years. Great as a hedge or screen plant.

Propagation

Traditionally regarded as a tropical plant, this species of hibiscus can tolerate mild frosts. It can be grown in full sun or part shade and can tolerate drought conditions, but flowers best if kept moist in summer.

Product Details
Common Name:Rose of Sharon
Scientific Name:Hibiscus syriacus
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:3 (-5 to 0 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Purple
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Broom, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:2-5m
Tree Full Width:2-5m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants