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Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

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Jimmy's Double Pink Althea, Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Double Pink'

Gorgeous, double pink, carnation-like flowers are produced in great abundance all summer long on this easily grown deciduous shrub. The Rose of Sharon is quite tolerant of most soils and drought once established. This is a much loved Althea and came to us via John's mother's prized Althea bush when Jimmy, their 4 year old son, picked his mother, Bonnie, a flower and she rooted the cutting some 40 years ago and it still graces her garden to this day.

The Rose of Sharon or Althea is an easily grown deciduous shrub that was a common pass along plant. This durable shrub is tolerant of a wide variety of soil types, is moderately drought tolerant once well established (though it will flower more with adequate moisture), and will provide many years of enjoyment with its procession of summer flowers.

Average Mature Size: 8'H x 4-5'W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline

Salt Tolerance: Moderate aerosol salt tolerance

Deer Resistance: Sometimes Bothered

Native To / Origin: China, India

 
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