Hibiscus syriacus 'Floru' (Violet Satin®)

Rose of Sharon, Althaea, Shrub Althea, Hardy Hibiscus

Family: Malvaceae Mallow


Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 8B
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Pink
Bloom time Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, massing, seashore, specimen
Height 8' to 12' / 2.40m to 3.60m
Spread 6' to 7' / 1.80m to 2.20m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive