Altheas or Rose of Sharon are well known as a long-blooming, upright, vase-shaped shrubs. Typically grow 8-12’ tall, but can vary based on variety. Green foliage along upright stems. With a three month bloom time, Altheas have a supreme display of color with a range of virtually every flower color based on variety. They prefer moist, rich soil, but tolerate poor soils and summer drought. Best flower should be in full sun, but will tolerate part shade as well.By far the best blue variety, with dark purple throats. A vigorous grower with an upright, dense habit. Photo courtesy of Proven Winners.

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