Hibiscus Sugar Tip® Description
- Fully double, light pink blooms
- Variegated creamy-white 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
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- Botanical name: Hibiscus syriacus 'America Irene Scott' Sugar Tip®
- 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:
5-6' tall x 4-6' wide
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- Season of interest:
Flower gardens, landscaping, specimen, flowering hedge, pollinator garden, cottage garden
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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.
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