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White Pillar Rose of Sharon

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Height 10-16 Feet Tall
  • Spread 3-4 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun
  • Unique columnar growth habit!

White Pillar rose of sharon delivers all the beauty you expect, yet grows as a narrow column of color. This unusual, space-saving habit unlocks so many new design possibilities: plant alongside your front entrance, as the centerpiece to a formal container, as a privacy screen, or a dramatic specimen. Deer resistant, and hardy in zones 5-9.

This Rose of Sharon is like no other. It has a unique growth habit that is narrow and column like. It is elegant, space saving, gives many design opportunities. The elegance continues with its white blooms that will pair well with any landscape. This Rose of Sharon, like others is reliable and easy to care for.

Green foliage paired with pure white double blooms makes this Rose of Sharon a perfect match to any design. It comes with a generous blooms season that begins in the summer and lasts throughout the fall. The White Pillar Rose of Sharon grows to be 120” to 192” inches tall with a spread of 24”-36” inches. Consider planting this Rose of Sharon as a border plant, for screening, privacy purposes, or as a thriller in containers. It does well with mass planting and makes a stunning focal point in any landscape.

White Pillar Rose of Sharon Care

Like all Rose of Sharon’s, White Pillar Rose of Sharon is easy to care for. It is a sun loving plant and should be planted in full sun ensuring it receives, at minimum 6 hours of sun per day. This plant has average water needs and does best with well drained soil. Is adaptable to most soils and those with varying PH. Providing a layer of 2”-3” inches of bark mulch is desirable for protecting the roots. Fertilize with granular fertilizer for woody plants in the spring after the ground thaws out.

Pruning White Pillar Rose of Sharon is rarely needed, but if desired prune in early spring. Trim dead or damaged branches and leaves anytime of the year. To increase the amount of blooms, you can deadhead (pick off) the spent blooms to make room for new blooms.

White Pillar Rose of Sharon Spacing

By spacing your White Pillar Rose of Sharon at minimum 24 inches, center on center, you will ensure the health of your plant and its roots. Proper spacing is especially important when using for privacy purposes and mass planting. The growth is upright and very tall, in the container role, this rose of Sharon has the rule of the larger the container, the better.

Interesting Fact(s) - The technical term for plants that grow tall and narrow like the Pillar series of rose of Sharon is "fastigiate" (pronounced fa-stidge-itt).

Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini van Aart' Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Flower Color(s): White
Bloom Period: Summer through Fall
Foliage Color(s): Green
Exposure: Sun
Height: 10-16 Feet
Spread: 3-4 Feet
Spacing: 3-4 Feet
Habit: Upright - Columnar
Blooms On: New Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini van Aart' USPP 28,892
Common Name: White Pillar Rose of Sharon
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®

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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.

3 Reviews - White Pillar Rose of Sharon Show Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Christina Milam on Jun 9th 2021

    The White Pillar Rose of Sharon has already doubled in size and I look forward to watching it bloom.

  • 1
    conditioning of...

    Posted by D Faber on Jun 26th 2020

    I wrote an email on the 22nd, the day it arrived. The plant was withered with yellow leaves and bone dry.

  • 5
    Thriving White...

    Posted by Thomas Groll on Jun 18th 2020

    They arrived fresh and healthy and were in the ground and sun within 5 days. Hope that the bees, monarchs, and hummingbirds will appreciate them when they mature and flower. Thanks. Tom Groll