Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus Blue Satin®) in the Roses of Sharon Database

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Blue Satin®
Cultivar name: 'Marina'
Common names:
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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

Blue Satin

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'Marina' was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 21, 2015.

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Location: My garden - zone 5Date: 2015-08-11This is a fantastic plant - tons of blue flowers - I trim this ba
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Date: 2015-08-28
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Location: OSU Airport, Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6bDate: 2017-07-01
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Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565Date: July 5, 2015Lovely blue flowers on a tough, long-blooming shrub
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Location: My garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: 2007-09-20Purchased from Garden Crossings.
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Location: My garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: 2007-09-20Purchased from Garden Crossings.
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Location: My zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-12This is a beautiful plant - if you can keep the Japanese Beetles
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Location: OSU Airport, Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6bDate: 2017-07-01
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2018-07-08Rose Of Sharon 005
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-08-11Produces too many seedlings!
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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 8, 2012 6:47 AM

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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