Plant Lucy Rose of Sharon Tree in your garden for double rosy red flowers that are similar to rose blooms. This tree form Rose of Sharon Hibiscus is one of the more striking gardening plants introduced over the last several years to the home gardener. The Hibiscus Lucy Tree Form is like the beautiful flowering Lucy Shrub with double, dark red flowers but in tree form. Your trees are shipped bare root in a dormant to semi-dormant state as a 2 to 3 foot specimen that is easy to transplant and ready to grow.
Your Rose of Sharon Trees are 2 year old plants and will produce masses of over 3 inch double, dark red flower blooms all summer long. Peak blooming time takes place in July to August.
Plant your new Lucy Trees as an entrance to a garden or along walkways or drives. Or, place in a large container as a patio potted plant.
Rose of Sharon Care:
Rose-of-Sharon Hibiscus plants are valued for large flowers produced in mid-to late summer when few other shrubs bloom. The plant grows in sun or partial shade and in any soil. The growth rate ranges from slow to moderate, and transplanting is easy. The single or double flowers are in shades of red, pink, white and purple, depending on the cultivar. Peak bloom takes place in August. Pruning rose of sharon should be in late winter or early spring. Frequent severe pruning gives fewer but larger flowers; no to little pruning gives many small flowers. Young plants are not as hardy as older plants.