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Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite'


Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite' is a rose-of-Sharon with single, vase-shaped, pink flowers with dark red eyes.

Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite' adds a touch of class to the late summer garden. Large, single flowers up to 4 inches wide have a delicate ruffle to their vibrant lavender pink flowers with dark red eyes and creamy stamens. Shrubs bloom from midsummer to frost on a compact compact, vase-shaped frame 8-12 feet tall by 6-10 feet wide. Slow to emerge in the spring, hardy and easy care. Prefers acidic, well drained soil in full to part sun. Prune for size in spring. Plant in shrub borders, as foundation plants, hedges or screens. Pollinator attractor. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Rose-of-Sharon

Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountain slopes.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia

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