Raspberry Smoothie™ Hibiscus ( Althea ) - Rose Of Sharon
Hibiscussyriacus 'raspberry smoothie'
Beautiful double raspberry flowers adorn this upright shrub summer through fall. Matures at 8 feet tall by 4 feet wide. Easily adapts to various soil types and tolerates drought. 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.