Raspberry Smoothie Rose of Sharon Tree Form
Amazing Tropical-like Flowers now in Tree Form!
This is a game changer! Rose of Sharon are typically sold as a shrub. Our Raspberry Smoothie Rose of Sharon "Althea" (Hibiscus syriacus DS03RS) have been artfully trained into an ornamental tree! Stunning with tropical looking flowers hardy way into zone 5 …a pretty amazing shrub that’s easy to grow, now as an ornamental tree that fits into the “gotta have” category.
Enjoy spectacular colors summer through fall. Raspberry Smoothie Althea puts on quite a show summer and fall. The flowers are so showy resembling carnations or small peony flowers with a mix of pink, lavender and raspberry. The fine textured dark green leaves are neatly serrated and stay clean looking all season long. The plant is rabbit resistant and deer tolerant.
Taking care of your Rose of Sharon tree form is easy. Pruning can be done in late winter or early spring without sacrificing any flowers as they are born on new growth. Prune before they leaf out and then leave them alone to produce those amazing flowers on the new growth.
Double the wow factor! Imagine a classic, tropical looking Rose of Sharon covered with massive tropical double pink lavender flowers from mid-summer into fall? Think about how amazing this will look around your patio or in any container. Raspberry Smoothie tree will make quite a statement as a specimen plant in a courtyard or a prestigious spot in your yard so you can enjoy the colorful show.
Easy to grow! Raspberry Smoothie Althea love a hot, dry location in your yard. Once the plants are established, they are very drought tolerant needing little additional water without sacrificing any quality, growth or flower power. It is an amazingly easy plant to grow tolerating most any soil and any site as long as it is sunny.
We don’t expect these stunning Raspberry Smoothie Rose of Sharon shrubs in tree form to last long. Order yours today!
* Massive flower display mid-summer into fall
* Drought tolerant
* Easy to grow
* It’s a “gotta have” shrub in tree form
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Hibiscus syriacus 'DS03RS'|
|Mature Height||8 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Blue, Purple|