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Strawberry Smoothie™ Hibiscus

Everything you want in a flowering shrub

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 8 feet
  • Zone: 5-8
  • Flowering Date: Midsummer to frost
69973-Strawberry Smoothie™ Hibiscus

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Strawberry Smoothie™ Hibiscus

Description
Looking for a new shrub idea for a focal point or hedge? Check. One that flowers midsummer to fall when the rest of the garden is fading? Check. How about a flowering shrub that produces large, fully double, sterile flowers that don't produce invasive seed pods? You've found it—Strawberry Smoothie Hibiscus is for you. Often referred to as Rose of Sharon, this variety of the hardy hibiscus bears luscious red buds that open to creamy pink, tissue-like flowers in the heat of the summer when little else is blooming. The contrast of its pastel flowers against vibrant green foliage is sure to brighten any sunny area of the landscape. Add to the remarkable flowers the fact that this hibiscus is sterile, eliminating the messy seed pods that invade your borders, and you have a summer-flowering shrub with enormous appeal. Planting in groups of three or more or in line as a privacy hedge heightens its impact. A butterfly and hummingbird magnet, this tough and hardy shrub is the ideal low-maintenance ornamental. Hibiscus syriacus 'DS01BS' PP26662
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameHibiscus syriacus 'DS02SS'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread36 - 48 inches
  • Spacing36 - 48 inches
  • Hardiness Zone5-8
  • 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:pink
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Unique CharactersticsGarden Debut: Beautiful double pink blooms adorn this medium sized shrub from mid to late summer. Matures at 8 feet tall by 4 feet wide growing upright with green serrated leaves. Easily adapts to various soil types, pHs, drought, pollution, etc.
  • Shipped15-18" BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit8 feet
  • Growth RateFast once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks.
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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