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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Garden Debut
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
  • Blue
  • Multi-Colored
Flower Type*
  • Double Blooming
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
 

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.

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BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE™ ALTHEA

Hibiscus syriacus 'DS01BS'
PPAF Plant propagation prohibited
AKA: Blueberry Smoothie™ Rose of Sharon

Breeder
Buy Blueberry Smoothie™ Althea online. Blueberry Smoothie™ Althea is a highly adaptable, upright growing summer flowering shrub. Its double blooms are bluish-purple colored that persist all summer long. It is perfect for hedges, beds, and border and mass plantings.

Mature Height:

8 Feet

Mature Spread:

4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-11

What's My Hardiness Zone?

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

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like 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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE™ ALTHEA Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 7157

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(935 units available now - G)

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$35.00

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 7850

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(606 units available now - G)

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$45.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7156

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(412 units available now - G)

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$75.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 11352

(3.17 gallons / 12 liters)
(2 units available now - S)

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$75.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 7861

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(203 units available now - G)

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$95.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 10955

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package Tree Form
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$115.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 7891

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(0 units available now)

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$200.00

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Customer Testimonials

Tree was in as good a shape as any I have bought from a local nursery. Thank you!


Amanda
Anoka, MN
November 2016

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