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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • First Editions
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
  • Pink
  • 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

Hibiscus is very easy to grow and 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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TAHITI™ ALTHEA

Hibiscus syriacus 'Mineru'
AKA: First Editions® Tahiti™ Rose of Sharon

Buy First Editions® Tahiti™ Althea online. Gorgeous semi-double blooms will give you a feeling of the tropics from July 'til October. Deep pink-purple flowers are accentuated with a deep red center.

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 TAHITI™ ALTHEA Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 9790

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

Standard Package
FE



$35.00

Add to Cart

3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10196

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(15 units available now - S)

Standard Package
FE



$75.00

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It means a lot to me that you would send a larger size than I paid for so that the five would all be the same size!  As you know, I have purchased from you many times through the years, and have always appreciated your going the extra mile to make certain I am satisfied. Thanks again for providing a quality product, great customer service, and outstanding followup.


Cheryl
South Greenfield, MO
November 2016

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