Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite'
Aphrodite Rose of Sharon, Aphrodite Hibiscus, Pink-flowered Rose of Sharon
- Main interest:
- magnificent large pink flower
- full sun
- Soil humidity:
- moist soil; well drained
- Flower colour:
- pink and dark red
- Flowering period:
- July to September
- dark green
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 5a: -29 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 10 ft (3 m) width: 8 ft (2.4 m)
- specimen, hedge
Aphrodite Rose of Sharon is a gorgeous, deciduous shrub treasured for its brilliant blooms. It has a compact, vase-shaped form and branches of attractive, coarsely toothed, dark green leaves. Large, spectacular, hot pink flowers have five thick, lacey petals, and a striking dark red center. Blooms for an unbelievably long season from July to September.
Aphrodite Hibiscus is best as a specimen to add an exotic, tropical piece to the garden. Prefers moist, organically rich soil with full sun. Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite' tolerates heat, drought and urban areas.
$12.99 - $33.99
Also known as: Pink Shrub Althea, Pink Hardy Hibiscus Tree, Pink Common Hibiscus, Pink Althaea Frutex, Pink Rose of Sharon Bush, Pink Syrian Hibiscus, Pink Syrian Mallow, Pink Syrian Ketmia