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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Wind / Dust Break
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Sound Barrier
  • Privacy / Hedge
Exposure
  • Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Blue
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Summer Flowers
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
Plant Introduction
  • Proven Winners® / ColorChoice®
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Plant Type
  • Shrub
  • Small Tree
Best Usages
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Container Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Althea is 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

AWARDS Award of Recommendation Royal Boskoop Horticulture Society

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BLUE SATIN® ALTHEA

Hibiscus syriacus 'Marina'
PP12680 Plant propagation prohibited
AKA: Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon

Breeder
Buy Blue Satin® Althea online. Blue Satin® is absolutely the best blue of all Altheas! Large, single, rich blue flowers are certain to draw attention. 'Blue Satin' is a strong growing, uniform plant with rich color.Note Althea Hibiscus is considered a shrub or tree and will not die back to the ground in winter, like Hardy Hibiscus.

Mature Height:

8-12 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.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2346

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$22.95

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 5730

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 2971

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 4336

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 4225

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 7118

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
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Customer Testimonials

These plants are by FAR, the healthiest, most advanced plants I've purchased on line and in some cases, from local nurseries. Beautifully shipped, very mature.


Lynn
IL
July 2014