Tropical blooms and unusual color, the Proven Winners® ColorChoice® Paraplu Violet® Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus x 'Minsybv3s01') are radiant blooms with a unique sheen to their satellite flowers! Highlighted by deep red centers that streak and bleed into the petals, these wide trumpets form in clusters and bloom from the bottom up on their stems. Paraplu Violet® has a softer, looser, more graceful form that is not as stiff as other Rose of Sharon shrubs on the market.
Filling out loose, open and informal branching, the pointed maple leaf-like foliage is a lush green all summer into fall. This easy-care hybrid Rose of Sharon boasts extra-large flowers and positively extraordinary color - cool blue-violet blooms with an almost iridescent effect! Even though this hybrid is seedless, it still produces plenty of nectar to attract pollinators, Paraplu Violet® blooms for weeks on end, through the summer into the autumn, without you having to lift a finger!
These hardy Hibiscus family flowering shrubs are wonderfully cold-hardy and easy to grow and love! Growing throughout USDA hardiness zones 5 through 9 and forming sizeable shrubs 5 to 8 feet in height with a 4-5 foot spread at maturity, but you can keep yours pruned smaller as needed.
Paraplu Violet® Rose of Sharon are vibrant flowering shrubs for any sunny garden application you can think of! You can even train these tall ornamentals into a multi-trunked tree form for a spectacular specimen! Soften the corner of a garage, or even your home, anchor a garden bed or border, or drop one as an impressive accent in the middle of a front yard berm! Then watch the butterflies and Hummingbirds check in!
Create informal hedges and shelterbelts for birds to nest in and draw pollinators in! You'll gain pretty screening and property definition, plus some privacy around your outdoor garden rooms! This variety adds flowy elegant form to cottage gardens and mixed shrub borders and accents your landscape with their late-season extended bloom!
Low-maintenance and seldom bothered by browsing deer, Rose of Sharon won't make you work hard in exchange for all those blooms! Thriving in full sun all day, these deciduous shrubs prefer moderate, regular moisture locations in enriched, well-drained soil. They also prefer a 3-4 inch thick layer of mulch over the roots. Apply a 3-4 inch thick layer of arborist pine bark mulch, extending out over the entire root system for the best moisture retention. Prune as needed in the early spring to control growth and keep their informal branching tidier. Renewal prune every 3-5 years to maintain flowering vigor, and remove suckers as needed to keep your shrub from spreading if desired.
The Paraplu Violet® Rose of Sharon will add weeks of iridescent purple-blue blooms to your landscape with the easy care elegance you expect from these hardy Hibsicus family flowering shrubs! Order yours today at NatureHills.com before this new hybrid is gone!
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.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters 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|
|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|
|#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|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.
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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.
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|Brand||Proven Winners ColorChoice|
|Botanical Name||Hibiscus x 'Minsybv3s01'|
|Mature Height||5 - 8 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 5 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Purple Violet|
|Pruning Time||Early Spring|
|Photos courtesy of||Proven Winners, Inc - www.provenwinners.com|