Hibiscus Seeds, Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

(Hibiscus syriacus) Perennial Shrub. Deciduous. Zones 5-8.

Hibiscus is often thought of as a tropical flower but amazingly it can be grown in our Northern climate! Rose of Sharon is low maintenance, easy to grow shrub with big floral results! 3-4 inch flowers are abundant and vary from light pinks to fuchsia. Flowers come on mid-late Summer and continue until the coolness of late Autumn.

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Cold Hardiness: Zones 5 - 8

Edible: Yes, flower petals make a tangy tea or faux pink lemonade.

SizeMedium Shrub

Growth RateMedium 

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: No

Germination: 70 - 90%

Sun requirements: Full sun to partial shade.

Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well draining soil, but drought tolerant. 

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GROWING INSTRUCTIONS

- Soak Seeds 8 hrs.

- Plant soaked seeds in pots or a nursery bed using standard potting soil. Heat mats are NOT required & can hinder germination!

- Protect young tree seedlings from slugs, cutworms & rodents. Slugs especially can eat primary leaves as soon as they come up, so be vigilant! 

 *Excited about growing Ornamental Shrubs from seed? Learn more HERE.*

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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia. 

  • $4.99



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