ALT-PUR, pf-flowering, pf-flowering popular products, pf-fullsun, pf-gift, pf-loamy, pf-midwest, pf-northwest, pf-outside, pf-partsun, pf-south, pf-southwest, Tree Spikes 4458236772414 10461

Ardens Rose of Sharon Althea ShrubHibiscus syriacus 'Ardens'

14 reviews
  • Ardens Rose of Sharon Althea Shrub

    Ardens Rose of Sharon has robust lavender blooms

  • Ardens Rose of Sharon Althea Shrub

    Ardens Althea has lavender double blooms with a deep red throat.

  • Ardens Rose of Sharon Althea Shrub

* Images shown are of mature plants

Ardens Rose of Sharon Althea ShrubHibiscus syriacus 'Ardens'

14 reviews
Shrubs & Hedges
Available Sizes:
  • 3-4 ft. Tree
  • 4-5 ft. Tree
  • 5-6 ft. Tree
yard planner add button Add to Yard Planner

My FGT Yard Planner

You'll need to log in or create an account in order to save this item

phone icon

Have questions? Talk with our Plant Experts (800) 973-8959

Purple Color Throughout the Summer

Why Ardens Rose of Sharon Althea Shrubs?

Transform your bare landscape spaces and get the best yard on the block. With the Double Violet Ardens casts, you get dimensional flourishes of huge purple flowers that sit against a backdrop of lush green foliage.

Forget plain privacy walls...this violet beauty will add elegance to all your natural screening designs. Plus, you'll have summer guests like hummingbirds and butterflies in no time.

Even better? The Ardens handles all types of soils and strong winds, along with drought, which makes it a perfect blooming tree for nearly any tough landscape conditions.

Why is Better

The only work for you will be deciding where to put it. That's because your Ardens is grown and nurtured for months ahead of shipping.

Unlike other nurseries or big-box retailers, we hand-select the Ardens so that you get the best results possible. Your tree will arrive with a healthier, more developed root guesswork or hassle required.

But don't wait - rich blue blooms that last all summer long are just a click away. Order your own Ardens Rose of Sharon Althea Shrub today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: First, select an area with well-drained soil and full to partial sun (4 to 8 hours of sunlight per day). When you're ready to plant, dig a hole that's twice the width of your plant's root ball and just as deep. Then, place your shrub, backfill the soil and water to settle the roots. Finally, mulch the surrounding soil to conserve moisture.

2. Watering: Water your Althea Shrub once or twice weekly in order to conserve soil moisture. If you're not sure when to water your shrub, check the soil with your index finger, about 3 inches down. If the soil is dry here, it's time to water.

3. Fertilizing: Fertilize before new growth begins in the spring with a well-balanced blend, such as 10-10-10.

4. Pruning: Prune your Rose of Sharon in the winter, after flowering, in order to shape your shrub.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $129 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 8-12 ft.
Mature Width: 4-6 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 5-8 outdoors
Your Growing Zone: #
5-8 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 5-8 outdoors

(hardy down to -10℉)

Customer Reviews & Photos

Customer Reviews
5.0 Based on 14 Reviews
5 ★
4 ★
3 ★
2 ★
1 ★
Write a Review Ask a Question

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

Filter Reviews:
John M.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Looks great!

All 3 arrived in great shape and I planted them right away.

Christina F.
United States United States
I recommend this product

So far so good

This item came to me in a decent size there was buds on the bush already. So far I am pleased we will see how it does .

United States United States
I recommend this product

December in Michigan

Shipping was fast! It is planted outside, with hay as mulch. I'm very hopeful it will survive the winter. I can't wait for it to bloom.

Ami W.
United States United States

To honor my mom...

My mom recently passed away, her name is Sharon. When I seen this, I knew I had to get it. So far, I love it.

United States United States
I recommend this product

Althea Rose of Sharon

Great, beautiful tree.