Need Help?
The Sooner Promise of Satisfaction Share Us & Earn Sooner Rewards Save $$$ Rated Top 5 for Quality and Satisfaction Rated Top 5 for Quality and Satisfaction
 
Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery



Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Wind / Dust Break
Exposure
  • Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Purple
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Plant Type
  • Shrub
Best Usages
  • Wind Break
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Altheas are easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Nothing to display.

No Average Avg. Customer Rating:
(0 reviews)

View/Submit Reviews  

ARDENS PURPLE DOUBLE ALTHEA

Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens'
AKA: Ardens Purple Double Rose of Sharon

Buy Ardens Althea online. Ardens is a medium sized, slender, well-branched shrub with bright green serrated leaves. It is easily grown, tolerating a wide range of soil and moisture conditions. It produces purple blossoms in late summer.. Note Althea Hibiscus is considered a shrub or tree and will not die back to the ground in winter, like Hardy Hibiscus.

Mature Height:

8-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Malvaceae · Common Name: Althea / Rose of Sharon / Hardy Hibiscus

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • Sooner Lifetime Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

I personally use and recommend www.dripworksusa.com for all our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase ARDENS PURPLE DOUBLE ALTHEA Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 3927

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(97 units available now - SG)
(579 units arriving on 4/15/15) (?)
Multi-Plant Discount! Standard Package




$23.99

Add to Cart

2 gallon Potted

SKU: 7096

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(127 units available now - G)
(270 units arriving on 4/15/15) (?)
two year plant Multi-Plant Discount! Standard Package



$32.99

Add to Cart

3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4331

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(0 units available now)
(6 units arriving on 4/15/15) (?)
three year plant Multi-Plant Discount! Standard Package



$44.99

Get Notified SOLD OUT  

5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3685

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(0 units available now)
(278 units arriving on 4/15/15) (?)
four year plant No Multi-Plant Discount Standard Package



$59.99

Get Notified SOLD OUT  

5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3686

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
(0 units available now)
(143 units arriving on 4/15/15) (?)
four year plant No Multi-Plant Discount Standard Package Tree Form


$69.99

Get Notified SOLD OUT  

7 gallon Potted

SKU: 4330

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

five year plant No Multi-Plant Discount oversize package Tree Form


$139.99

Get Notified SOLD OUT  
   
 

Sooner Help Zone

Quote of the Day

James 2:13-14 For judgment will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment. What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him? 

Customer Testimonials

I was shocked at how big and healthy my Smoketree was. I was so impressed I placed a second order that evening. Thank you!


Susan
Great Valley, NY
September 2014