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Aphrodite Hibiscus

Months of dark pink blooms

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 6 - 8 feet
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Flowering Date: Mid summer to frost

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Aphrodite Hibiscus

Description
Fall in love with the large, 4-5" dark pink flowers with prominent dark red eyes that bloom from midsummer to frost. The dark green, heavily textured foliage remains a lustrous green well into fall. Growing 6-8' tall with a similar spread, it can be grown alone or set into a border for a screen or hedge It's very tolerant of a wide range of soils. This variety is noted for its compact growth habit, ease of culture and reliability. 4" pot. Zones 4-9. Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite'. Full Sun to partial shade. Deer tend to avoid.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameHibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite'
  • Ships As4" POT
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread6 - 8 feet
  • Spacing5 - 8 feet
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering DateMid summer to frost
  • Planting InstructionsPlant firmly at the same depth as the plant is set in the pot. Water thoroughly. Thrives in the heat.
  • Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter in areas with colder climates. Remove early the following spring before growth starts.
  • Flower Color:pink
  • Flower FormLarge, single open bells
  • Foliage TypePalmately veined, 3 lobed, coarsely toothed along the margins. Dark green, heavily textured.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained. Very tolerant of a wide range of soils, especially sandy, infertile ones
  • PruningNone, except to prune into desired form. Anytime between February and mid July
  • Additional InformationRemarkable frost and pollution tolerance. An all round winner of great beauty. It can be used as a specimen, grown alone or set in a border, for a screen or hedge, or pruned shorter to make a small tree.
  • Unique CharactersticsAn outstanding triploid introduced by the late Dr. Egolf at the National Arboretum. Large, clear colored flowers with overlapping petals are produced continuously through-out the summer and fall with no lapse. The foliage shows none of the yellowing in mid summer that is typical of diploid Hibiscus. The lustrous dark green leaves remain on the plant well into late fall. This variety is also noted for its compact, erect growth habit, ease of culture and reliability.
  • Shipped4" POT
  • Height/Habit6 - 8 feet
  • Growth RateFast once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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Mothers know best
Apr 12, 2017
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I just moved to Georgia and I wanted to start my new garden...I love blue Rose is Sharons....And I searched everywhere...I couldn't find any...I would try to get them ordered three our local nursery..but they were really expensive...or only in white or pink...I complained to my mom about this problem....She had told me to look up Spring hill nurseries....and I found what i had been looking for....I was so excited !!!!! My blue flowers...and they were in my price range...My mother ordered 2 for me...and 1 for herself...thanks
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