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Hibiscus Sugar Tip® Gold
ENLARGE IMAGE Delightfully different! Peppy and colorful
  • Sugar Tip Gold rose  of Sharon has yellow and green variegated foliage and purple blooms
  • Sugar Tip Gold rose  of Sharon has yellow and green variegated foliage and purple blooms
  • Sugar Tip Gold rose  of Sharon has yellow and green variegated foliage and purple blooms

Hibiscus Sugar Tip® Gold

Totally unique variegation!
ZONE 5,6,7,8,9
As low as $14.99
  • Fluffy purple flowers, highlighted by variegated foliage
  • Attracts hummingbirds and pollinators
  • Creates few nuisance seedlings
  • Ship size: Starter Quart
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Hibiscus Sugar Tip® Gold Description

  • Fully double, light purple blooms
  • Variegated creamy-yellow and bluish-green foliage
  • Narrow, elegant habit
  • Proven Winners introductions

Special features: Long-blooming, attracts butterflies, beneficial to pollinators, attracts hummingbirds, deer resistant, drought tolerant, dwarf

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name: Hibiscus syriacus 'THEISSHSSTL' Sugar Tip® Gold
  • Common name:
    Rose of Sharon, althea, hibiscus
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun (6+ hours/day)
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    Starter quart
  • Soil type:
    Any well-drained soil.
  • Soil moisture:
  • Height x width:
    4-5' tall x 4-5' wide
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
    Variegated green
  • Season of interest:
  • Uses:
    Flower gardens, landscaping, specimen, flowering hedge, pollinator garden, cottage garden
  • Patent:PP30,149
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Soil: Plant in any well-draining soil, high fertility is ideal.
Light: Will perform best if planted in full sun.
Water: Has average water needs, but will not tolerate sogginess.
Space: 3 feet apart
Fertilizing: Has rather high fertility needs. It is best to fertilize in early spring, once the ground has thawed, with a granular rose or flowering shrub fertilizer.
Winterizing:No special treatment is required.
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.