General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 8 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Blue Satin®
Cultivar name: 'Marina'
Common names
  • Rose of Sharon
  • Hibiscus
  • Althea

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Location: Jones OK,
Date: August 2015
Blue Satin
Location: My garden - zone 5
Date: 2015-08-11
This is a fantastic plant - tons of blue flowers - I trim this ba
Location: Jones OK,
Date: August 2014
Rose Of Sharon Blue Satin
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date: 2017-08-31
Near perfect bloom this morning!
Location: OSU Airport, Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 2017-07-01
Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: July 5, 2015
Lovely blue flowers on a tough, long-blooming shrub
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date: 2017-08-23

Date: 2015-08-28
Location: Central Texas
Date: 2016-08-06
Location: My garden, Arvada, Colorado
Date: 2007-09-20
Purchased from Garden Crossings.
Location: OSU Airport, Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 2017-07-01
Location: South Carolina
Location: My zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-12
This is a beautiful plant - if you can keep the Japanese Beetles
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2010-08-15
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2014-07-20
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2014-07-20
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2014-07-20
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2014-07-20
Location: NY
Date: 2014-07-12
Location: NY
Date: 2014-07-12
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-08-11
Produces too many seedlings!
Location: My garden, Arvada, Colorado
Date: 2007-09-20
Purchased from Garden Crossings.
Location: South Carolina
Date: 08/01/2020
Beautiful Bloom
Location: South Carolina. At my garden shed.
Date: 08/01/2020
Rose of Sharon
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2010-08-15
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2010-08-15
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2010-08-15
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2010-08-15
Comments:
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 8, 2012 6:47 AM concerning plant:
    This cultivar from a dutch nursery (M. Verweij & Zonen, Boskoop) was released in 1995. 'Marina' looks like 'Oiseau Bleu', but it is said to have a stronger growth.


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