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Hibiscus syriacus 'Lady Stanley'

Lady Stanley Rose of Sharon

Rose Of Sharon

Comments

Vase shaped growth habit; a tall and stiffly upright shrub with extremely showy flowers throughout the summer; beautiful blooms are semi-double shell-pink with red blotch and veins; very adaptable plant, but prefers full sun

Description

Vase shaped growth habit; a tall and stiffly upright shrub with extremely showy flowers throughout the summer; beautiful blooms are semi-double shell-pink with red blotch and veins; very adaptable plant, but prefers full sun

Landscape Attributes

Lady Stanley Rose of Sharon is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Lady Stanley Rose of Sharon is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Lady Stanley Rose of Sharon will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

5b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

10 feet

6 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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