Azurri Satin Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Azurri Satin'

Azurri Satin Rose of Sharon

$69.00$335.00

$69.00$335.00

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Height : 12 feet
Spread: 6 feet
Sunlight: full sun to partial shade
Water Usage: average to moist
Landscape Use: Accent, Mass Planting, Hedges/Screening, General Garden Use, Container Planting
Flower Color: Fuchsia
Bloom Period:From Mid Summer To Mid Fall
Foliage Type: deciduous
Foliage Color: Green
Deer Resistant?: Yes

Quick Description
Extremely showy, large fuchsia flowers with bright red centers throughout summer; this seedless variety is carefree and easy to grow; a very adaptable plant, but prefers full sun; can be trained into a small tree
Other Names: Shrub Althea

What Makes it Special?
Azurri Satin® Rose of Sharon features bold fuchsia trumpet-shaped flowers with cherry red throats along the branches from mid summer to mid fall. It has green deciduous foliage. The lobed leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.


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Landscape Attributes
Azurri Satin® Rose of Sharon is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Planting & Growing
Azurri Satin® Rose of Sharon will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Azurri Satin® Rose of Sharon makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. Its large size and upright habit of growth lend it for use as a solitary accent, or in a composition surrounded by smaller plants around the base and those that spill over the edges. It is even sizeable enough that it can be grown alone in a suitable container. Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag – this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

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