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Rose of sharon 'Blue Bird'  

Hibiscus syriacus

  • 8 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 2 stashed

Belonging to the Hibiscus genus (Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird'), Blue Bird is a variety of Rose of sharon. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Sky blue.

Bluebird Rose of Sharon is a tall, upright shrub with beautiful light blue flowers with a deep red center. The flowers appear throughout the summer months. This multi-stemmed deciduous shrub has a spreading habit. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Great for hedges and screening.1

Blue Bird grows as a Deciduous and is a Flower. Being deciduous, expect it to shed its leaves annually. Normally reaching to a mature height of 6.95 feet (2.14 metres), Blue Bird grows with a shrub-like growth habit.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Blue Bird Rose of sharon is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Blue Bird have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Blue Bird

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Blue Bird is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 5 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Blue Bird from seed

Transplanting Blue Bird

As Blue Bird is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Blue Bird

Other Names for Rose of sharon 'Blue Bird'

Rose of Sharon