'Aphrodite’ is a triploid cultivar developed by the National Arboretum in the 1970s and released to commerce in 1988. It is more compact than the species, typically growing 6-8’ tall. It features ruffled, thick-petaled, clear pink single 4 Inch flowers with a dark red eye. Hibiscus syriacus, commonly called rose of sharon or shrub althea, is a vigorous, upright, vase-shaped, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub. It may be trained as a small tree or espalier. Showy, hollyhock-like, 5-petaled flowers appear over a long, early-summer to fall bloom period. Each flower has a prominent and showy center staminal column.
NOTE - For all plants currently listed in Quart size nursery pots. we will be removing plants from plastic pots and placing in fabric grow bags for shipping. this will begin on certain products NOW as we run trials but should be in full effect very soon -
Deliveries to CA, OR, WA, AZ, UT, ID, NV, MT, ND, SD will be shipped Bareroot.