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Purple, Blue & Violet Althea in a NEW Tree Form!

Rose of Sharon, a woody Hibiscus, are best known as shrubs with a hardy nature & tropical-looking blooms summer through fall. Our landscape experts have taken it a step further and have now created a stunning tree form with the Blueberry Smoothie Althea (Hibiscus syriacus 'DS01BS').

Delicious is maybe the best way to describe the flower color for this plant. The tropical looking flowers are amazing with a mix of purple and blue violet, and are fully double to make this display amazing. You might guess the flowers look like large carnations or even peony blooms. The flowers are born in profusion from mid-summer into fall.

Blueberry Smoothie tree form is a woody Hibiscus that is hardy in zones 5-9 and loves the heat and the sun. It is a bit late to get growing in the spring because it is waiting for the heat. The leaves are smaller and serrated and shiny green for an overall fine texture. Plant your Blueberry Smoothie Althea in a sunny location where the soil is well drained or in a container with draining holes on the bottom.

Because of the incredible flower display you will want to use them where you can see them. Picture this in a container near your back patio or porch with lavender blue violet flowers? Use Blueberry Smoothie trees as a backdrop to your perennial or shrub borders. Let's not forget a single Blueberry Smoothie tree will make an amazing specimen near a sunny entrance or in a courtyard. Such a showy shrub trained into a tree commands a high-profile location in your yard.

Such an amazing, colorful, showy shrub, with tropical-looking blooms well after most have quit that is hardy way up into zone 5. AND, it's now available as an ornamental tree. Blueberry Smoothie belongs in your yard! Buy yours online before they're gone!

  • Drought tolerant
  • Easy to grow
  • Great for containers
  • Double blooms summer to fall

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.
Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
*If you have found your zone already, the table above will highlight your zone.
Color Zone Times
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Blueberry Smoothie Rose of Sharon Tree Form Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Hibiscus syriacus 'DS01BS'
Foliage Dark Green
Mature Height 6 - 8 feet
Mature Spread 4 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Blue/Purple