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Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird'


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Hibiscus 'Blue Bird' is a rose of Sharon with single, vase-shaped, violet-blue flowers and dark reddish-purple centres.


Description:
Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird' is considered the best blue-flowered rose of Sharon. Large flowers are single, violet-blue and vase-shaped with dark reddish-purple eyes and creamy centres surrounded by dark green foliage. Blooms from midsummer to frost with an upright growth habit of 6-8 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Slow to emerge in the spring, hardy and easy care. Prefers acidic, well drained soil in full to part sun. Prune for size in spring. Plant in shrub borders, as foundation plants, hedges or screens. Pollinator attractor. Deer resistant.


Common Name: Rose of Sharon

Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountain slopes.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Indian Subcontinent

Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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