Hibscus Pollypetite® Description
Everyone has room for Pollypetite® rose of Sharon (Hibiscus hybrid)! It’s a truly dwarf selection that reaches just 3-4’ tall and wide. Very dark green foliage offers appealing contrast to the sweet lavender flowers, which cover the plant all summer long. This selection from Proven Winners is fast becoming popular because it combines all the beauty and easy care of rose of Sharon with a small, space-saving habit.
Its small stature give it all-new landscape possibilities compared to conventional types: a low flowering hedge, lining a walkway, or mixing in with your favorite perennials. You can count on its very deep green foliage to mix and mingle with any other colors for a refreshing look in the garden.
Special features: Long-blooming, Attracts pollinators, Attracts hummingbirds, Dwarf variety
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- Botanical name: Hibiscus x 'Rosina'
- Common name:
Rose of Sharon, althea, hibiscus
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hours/day)
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- Soil type:
Any well-drained soil.
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- Height x width:
3-4' tall and wide
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- Foliage color:
- Season of interest:
Flower gardens, Landscaping, Specimen, Flowering hedge
- Cannot ship to:
AK, CAN, HI, PR
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Soil: Plant in any well-drained spot. Can take some dryness once established.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) is best
Space: Min. 8' apart
Fertilizing: Fertilize in early spring, once the ground has thawed, with a granular rose fertilizer.
Winterizing: No special treatment is required; 2-3" of mulch is recommended.
Maintenance: Rose of Sharon does not need regular pruning, but may be pruned or trimmed in early spring if desired. Note: rose of Sharon is late to leaf out in spring. That doesn't mean it's dead! Be patient.
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