- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
- Height 10-16 Feet Tall
- Spread 2-3 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
- Unusual columnar habit!
Looking for a standout plant in the garden? Purple Pillar Rose of Sharon is it! For those of you with limited space or looking for a focal point in the garden or a screening plant, Purple Pillar will fill your need! Imagine having a plant commanding the center of attention in the garden.
While the name Purple Pillar describes exactly what the plant does in the garden, the botanical name of Hibiscus syriacus ‘Gandini Santiago’ gives it an air of romantic mystery. A plant that will sweep you off your feet so to speak. With its purple flowers with deep splashes of red a buzz with pollinators, it will be the focal point in your garden. Even in the winter when it loses its leaves, Purple Pillar will still add a design element to the garden.
Purple Pillar Rose of Sharon Care
Purple Pillar blooms from summer all the way into fall and will do best with just average water and soil when planted in full sun. It is hardy from Zone 5a-9b which means it will grow almost anywhere in the country! Pruning is minimal so it is pretty much a carefree plant.
Purple Pillar Rose of Sharon Spacing
Purple Pillar is a tall plant, growing 10-16 ft. high and just 2-3 ft. wide! This is a plant that is not only a great focal point in the garden, it is a fabulous hedge to surround the garden or as a screen to provide some privacy to the home. It can be used in a container as the thriller or used in mass plantings as well, creating its own pollinator haven.
Interesting Fact - The flowers on Purple Pillar rose of Sharon are semi-double, which means that they have two or more layers of petals, but that the stamens and pistil are still visible in the center.
Purple Pillar Rose of Sharon Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Bloom Period: Summer through Fall|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height: 10-16 Feet|
|Spread: 2-3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2-3 Feet|
|Habit: Upright - Columnar|
|Blooms On: New Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini Santiago' USPP 25,568|
|Common Name: Purple Pillar® Rose of Sharon|
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.