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Sugar Tip® Gold Rose of Sharon

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Height 4-5 Feet Tall
  • Spread 4-5 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

If you’ve avoided Rose of Sharon in the past because you’ve heard that they can be invasive, your worries are over. The pleasant pinkish-purple double flowers of Sugar Tip Rose of Sharon don’t produce many seeds. When not in bloom, its deciduous variegated creamy-white and bluish-green foliage is eye-catching too.

Sugar Tip Gold Rose of Sharon blooms on new wood from late summer through fall and will add color to your garden when many other flowering plants have begun to fade. It can be used to create hedges, in perennial or shrub borders, as a specimen plant or in large containers. This plant grows best in full sun locations but can tolerate partial sun conditions too. Sugar Tip Rose of Sharon can be grown in gardens in USDA hardiness zones 5 through 9.

Sugar Tip Gold Rose of Sharon Care

This fast-growing shrub reaches 4 to 5 feet in height and width in an upright form at maturity. The blossoms attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds and it can tolerate urban pollution. This plant needs little to no maintenance but can be pruned in the fall or early spring since flower buds form on new growth. This plant is deer resistant.

Sugar Tip Gold Rose of Sharon Spacing

If desired, fertilize in early spring with a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants. Space multiple plants 4 to 5 feet apart to avoid overcrowding.

Hibiscus syriacus 'THEISSHSSTL' Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Flower Color(s): Purple
Bloom Period: Summer
Foliage Color(s): Variegated-Green, Yellow
Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 4-5 Feet
Spread: 4-5 Feet
Spacing: 4-5 Feet
Habit: Upright
Blooms On: New Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'THEISSHSSTL' USPPAF
Common Name: Sugar Tip® Gold Rose of Sharon
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®

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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.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

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

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • 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.

1 Review - Sugar Tip® Gold Rose of Sharon Show Reviews

  • 1
    small plants

    Posted by Unprofessional on Mar 26th 2019

    I'm so disappointed that the plants arrived so small. and they wouldn't even let me return the plants because it was my "preference" to return the plants they said. I WON'T be giving them another dollar again and I'll be telling my friends to stay away as well.