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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • First Editions
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Light Pink
  • White
  • Multi-Colored
  • Red
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 Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
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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FIJI™ ALTHEA

Hibiscus syriacus 'Minspot'
AKA: First Editions® Fiji™ Rose of Sharon

Buy First Editions® Fiji™ Althea online. Fiji͊ Althea has a color and texture that will bring to mind beautiful exotic islands. Its buds are medium pink that give way to semi-double flowers which slowly fade to light pink. A splash of deep red colors the center.Note Althea Hibiscus is considered a shrub or tree and will not die back to the ground in winter, like Hardy Hibiscus.

Mature Height:

5-8 Feet

Mature Spread:

4-7 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

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 FIJI™ ALTHEA Online

2 gallon Potted

SKU: 7540

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(4 units available now - S)

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$45.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 7678

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(7 units available now - S)

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$95.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 7538

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

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$115.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 10268

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(2 units available now - S)

Standard Package Tree Form
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$115.00

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Customer Testimonials

I received my order...it shipped in perfect condition and it is such a beautiful shrub. Thank you so much!


Jim
Janesville, WI
June 2018

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