Hibiscus ‘ColorChoice Sugar Tip Gold’ (Spring Meadow Nursery/Proven Winners)
This new variety of Sugar Tip rose of Sharon has bright, golden-yellow foliage variegation and showy lavender-purple double flowers. This is a seedless selection that prevents the spread of unwanted seedlings.
Colorful foliage all season, and fluffy pink blooms in summer!
Fabulous and eye-catching from spring to fall, Sugar Tip rose of Sharon offers unique brightly variegated creamy-white and bluish-green foliage. It produces loads of clear pink, double flowers and does not produce seed. This is a beautiful semi-dwarf rose of Sharon that saves space and looks great all summer.
Top reasons to grow Sugar Tip® rose of Sharon:
- Variegated foliage adds beauty and interest before and beyond the bloom time
- Pure pink double flowers don't set seed - no nuisance seedlings to pull up!
- Unusual semi-dwarf habit is perfect for flower gardens and landscaping
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Height Category: Tall
Garden Height: 60 - 72 Inches
Spacing: 60 - 84 Inches
Spread: 48 - 72 Inches
Flower Colors: Pink
Flower Shade: Pink
Foliage Colors: Green
Foliage Shade: Variegated
Container Role: Thriller
Light Requirement: Sun
Maintenance Category: Moderate
Blooms On: New Wood
Bloom Time: Early Summer
Hardiness Zones: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Water Category: Average
Summer color, hedges or screens, perennial or shrub borders, specimen and containers. May be planted in a container as a patio plant and then transplanted into the ground in fall.
Grows in any soil unless it is either very dry or very wet. Prune in late fall or early spring. Can be heavily pruned. Prefers medium moisture. Fertilizer in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application.
taken from https://www.provenwinners.com/plants/hibiscus/sugar-tip-rose-sharon-hibiscus-syriacus
till next time, this is Becky Litterer, Becky's Greenhouse, Dougherty Iowa