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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Multi-Colored
  • White
  • Red
Flower Type*
  • Single 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*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

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

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Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene'
AKA: Helene Rose of Sharon

Buy Helene Althea online. Helene is a medium sized upright growing, slender, well-branched shrub with bright green serrated leaves. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types and moisture conditions. An abundance of single white blooms with prominent dark red eye.

Mature Height:

8-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

4-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


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 for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase HELENE ALTHEA Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 7411

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(4 units available now - S)

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 7980

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4344

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(444 units available now - SR)

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3747

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3748

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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