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Althea - Blue Bird

  • Considered the best blue flowered variety, this grafted selection has improved vigor over own-root plants
  • Showy violet-blue single blossoms each have a dramatic, dark eye
  • Makes an ideal hedge, foundation or specimen, providing reliable summer color
 

Characteristics

Flowering, Deciduous Shrub Or Small Tree

Botanical: Hibiscus syriacus Blue Bird
Genus: Hibiscus
Flower Color: Blue-Violet
Type: Shrubs - Deciduous
Mature Height: 6-8'
Mature Width: 6'
Zone(s): 5
Special Features: Flowering, Vase-Shaped Form
Moisture Tolerance: Needs regular watering
Attracts Wildlife: Bees, Hummingbirds
Appropriate Setting: Adaptable Soil Conditions, Foundation Plant, Hedge
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flowering Season: Summer
Foliage Color Bright Green
Sun Exposure Full Sun To Partial Shade

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