First Editions® Fiji™ Hibiscus ( Althea ) - Rose Of Sharon

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First Editions® Fiji™ Hibiscus ( Althea ) - Rose Of Sharon
Hibiscus syriacus 'Minspot'

'Minspot', part of the First Editions® series, is commonly sold as FIRST EDITIONS® FIJI™. It was bred and introduced by Minier Nursery in France and is distributed by Bailey Nurseries in Minnesota. Its pink buds open into semi-double, medium pink, trumpet-shaped flowers that have a deep red center. The petals slowly fade to light pink. This upright vase-shaped shrub grows 5 to 8 ft. tall and 4 to 7 ft. wide. 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.

Mature Height : 5-8 Feet
Mature Width : 4-7 Feet
Exposure : Full sun to partial shade
Hardiness Zones : 5-8