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Bluebird Hibiscus

Best blue hibiscus available

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 6 - 8 feet
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Flowering Date: Midsummer to frost
65063-Bluebird Hibiscus

1 per pack $24.99

We ship this item in Spring

Bluebird Hibiscus

Description
An ideal focal point planting! This exceptional cultivar provides at least three months of spectacular color. The branches are covered from midsummer to frost in 3-5" azure-blue flowers with red-purple throats. Easy-to-care-for shrub reaches a height of 6-8' tall with a similar spread. Plant 5-8' apart in full sun to partial shade. Ships in 4" pot. Zones 4-9. Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird'. Deer tend to avoid.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameHibiscus syriacus 'Bluebird'
  • Type of Fruitn/a
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread6 - 8 feet
  • Spacing6 - 8 feet
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering DateMidsummer to frost
  • Planting InstructionsSet at the same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil well and water thoroughly.
  • Winter CareMulch first winter in northern areas. Avoid areas with excessive soil moisture.
  • Flower Color:blue
  • Flower FormOpen, saucer-shaped flowers, 3 - 5" across, have overlapping petals.
  • Foliage TypeStrong green, maple-like, deeply toothed along margins. Foliage appears in mid spring.
  • Borders1
  • Pruning TimeEarly spring to midsummer.
  • FragranceNone
  • ResistanceGood to all P & D problems
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained soil. Very tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • PruningPrune to shape or rejuvenate an old plant. Remove dead or broken branches. Early spring to midsummer.
  • Additional InformationDoes best in full sun. Will tolerate light shade but will not flower as well.
  • Unique CharactersticsBluebird is considered the best blue hibiscus variety. Large, showy violet-blue blooms have a dramatic dark eye. Great as a hedge, foundation, or specimen.
  • Shipped5" POT
  • Height/Habit6 - 8 feet
  • Growth RateMedium
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

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

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 4th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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