Hibiscus syriacus 'America Irene Scott' (Sugar Tip®)

Rose of Sharon, Althaea, Shrub Althea, Hardy Hibiscus

Family: Malvaceae Mallow

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 5B - 9A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Pink
Bloom time Summer and Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, standard, seashore, specimen
Height 8' to 12' / 2.40m to 3.60m
Spread 6' to 7' / 1.80m to 2.20m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Variegated
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive