Hibiscus White Pillar® Description
Vertical impact! This totally unique space-saving rose of Sharon naturally grows as a narrow column.
New from Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs, White Pillar® rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) shrub delivers everything you love about this summer time favorite: effortless color and months of flowers, and packs it in to a to never-before seen size: just 2-3' wide and 10-16' tall. It's like a column of flowers for your landscape. White Pillar lets you grow rose of Sharon where it has never grown before - it uses just three square feet of space!
Resisting deer and drought, White Pillar rose of sharon is packed with white doubled blooms from summer-fall. Loved by bees, butterflies & hummingbirds.
How to grow
- Easy to grow in full sun and any average soil. Drought tolerant once established.
- White Pillar rose of Sharon means creates few to no branches. so little if any pruning is needed. Prune in spring to control growth or cut out any weak wood
- Once weather heats up - they begin to grow very fast!
Designing with hibiscus
- Container gardening. Plant in a stately pot a sunny deck. Create a wall of privacy. White Pillar adds a vertical lift to groupings of container plants.
- Hedge plant. The columnar nature makes this an ideal hedge plant for narrow spaces.
- Plant in groupings. In a shrub border, plant in groups of 3 or more. Place near a front entryway. This is an ideal shrub to conceal utility boxes or other unsightly views or anywhere you would like to have a random vertical accent.
Special features: Blooms first year, Attracts butterflies, Cold hardy, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Easy care, Fast growing, Heat tolerant, Attracts hummingbirds, Long blooming, Proven Winners, Season extender
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- Botanical name:
Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini van Aart'
- Common name:
Rose of Sharon
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Sun exposure:
Sun (6+ hrs/day)
- Ship form:
- Soil type:
- Soil moisture:
dry to moderate
- Height x width:
10-16' x 2-2'
- Flower color:
- Foliage color:
- Bloom season:
Background, Border, Container gardening, Foundation planting, Hedge, Ornamental, Privacy, Small spaces, Specimen
- Cannot ship to:
AK, CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #:USPP28,892
More Info, How-To's, Videos and more
Soil: Note: Hibiscus are late to emerge in spring, so don't panic if everything else in your garden is leafing out but your rose of Sharon appears to still be sleeping. Rose of Sharon are easily grown in any average well-drained soil.
Light: Flowers most abundantly in full sun (grow in partial shade in the South and warm inland areas of the West)
Water: Best with consistent and even moisture but tolerates dry conditions once established.
Spacing: 3-5 ft apart or as desired
Fertilizing: Rose of Sharon can look a little pale or scraggly in poor soils. Apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring, once the ground has thawed, and again in early summer if desired.
Winterizing: No special care needed.
Maintenance & pruning: Little pruning is required. If you wish to prine, do so in early spring. Pruning is normally done for shaping purposes and to remove dead, diseased or broken branches
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