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Hibiscus syriacus Sugar Tip Gold® (Rose of Sharon)

Mounding bushes of lavender pink double blooms with a wide magenta eye flower on compact variegated gold and green ovate foliage. Each flower has a prominent and showy center staminal column. Slow growth rate.

Blooms summer to early fall
10-16 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Continuous Bloomer
Tolerant to juglone
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Deciduous

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP30149, CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners

**NOT FOR SALE** This plant is no longer available. This page is retained for reference only.

Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant insignificant flowers
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Evergreen

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Bright yellow foliage emerges in spring, and contrasts with the abundance of vibrant blue blooms. Mounded habit. Holds all-season interest.

Blooms in late summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Large golden-orange flowers bloom profusely in early spring and fall whole to the ground as they age, creating a carpet of gold on the ground. Upright habit.

Blooms early spring
6-8 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters that open lime-green, turn brilliant white during summer, then back to pale green as the season progresses, finally fading in the fall. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Neutral pH preference
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

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This deciduous shrub features clusters of long panicles covered in burgundy flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, pale pink flowers. Foliage of dark green, ovate-elliptic leaves may turn burgundy or bronze in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
6-10 ft tall x 5-10 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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This multi-stemmed deciduous shrub sports flat-topped corymbs of small white flowers give way to pink-red berry drupes. Lustrous foliage of dark green, ovate, serrated leaves fades to yellow before becoming shades of orange and burgundy. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- to late summer
6-8 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Small, delicate star shaped stalkless flowers bloom in seven-branched clusters. Following the flowers are small burgundy fruit crowned by ornamental rose-hued calyces. Deep beige bark sheds to reveal showy brown inner bark. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
15-20 ft tall x 8-10 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Deciduous
Fragrant

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This deciduous shrub sports elliptic, glossy, slightly serrated dark green leaves in late spring, along with small pale green flowers that give way to a profusion of bright red berries in fall and winter. Ideal for use as hedging, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

*This plant is a female, and needs a male, such as Ilex Mr. Poppins®, to produce its notable berries.

6-8 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds
Salt tolerant

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