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Rose of Sharon - Aphrodite

The Aphrodite, also commonly known as the "Rose of Sharon" is a large deciduous flowering shrub with ruffled blossoms and a dense compact growth habit. Its deep rose pink single blooms have a deep red eye that provide a welcome color accent in our Oklahoma summers. Tree forms are available.  

 

Characteristics

Deciduous, Oklahoma Proven, Ornamental Flowering Tree, Flowering, Shrub, Compact Growth Habit

Botanical: Hibiscus syriacus Aphrodite
Genus: Hibiscus
Flower Color: Rose Pink
Type: Shrubs - Deciduous
Mature Height: 10'
Mature Width: 6'
Zone(s): 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Special Features: Flowering, Showy Flowers
Moisture Tolerance: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Attracts Wildlife:
Appropriate Setting: Accent, Adaptable Soil Conditions, Hedge/Wind Break/Privacy Screen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flowering Season: Summer
Foliage Color Green
Sun Exposure Partial To Full Sun

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