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Hibiscus syriacus 'Coelestis'

Also called Althea


Hibiscus syriacus 'Coelestis' - Coelestis Rose of Sharon

More About Hibiscus syriacus 'Coelestis'

  • Violet-blue single flowers
  • Seed capsules persist, adding winter interest
  • Variably palmate leaves emerge late in the spring
  • Yellowish foliage in the fall
  • Upright, vase-shaped habit
  • Bloom Time: July to September

Zone:

5

Height:

200-250 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

Blue,Violet

Coelestis Rose of Sharon Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of a range of soils and conditions, but is best grown in a well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Hibiscus can be trained or pruned into a tree form or grafted as a standard. Standards usually exhibit more globose heads than trained tree forms.

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Hibiscus syriacus 'Coelestis' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color
Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Tree form
Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Hibiscus syriacus 'Coelestis'

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