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Beginner Gardening: Varigated Rose of Sharon

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Orland Park, IL
(Zone 5b)

May 9, 2013
8:03 AM

Post #9514362

I am thinking of putting in a varigated R of S to replace a varigated Wiegela that has not been doing well for 2 years.. I have scoped out 2 varieties - 'purpureus variegatis' and 'sugar tip.' Does anyone have these planted or have any preference? Is there another variety I should consider? Any info is appreciated. Thanks.


central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

May 10, 2013
11:22 AM

Post #9515778

I don't have the variegated ROS but another variety, at our other house they spread like wildfire so I don't have it in the ground it will stay in a pot. Don't know if different varieties are more well behaved or not.
I know ROS like full sun where Weigela can grow in part sun also


Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

May 13, 2013
9:56 AM

Post #9519035

The cultivars like 'Aphrodite' are less likely to produce seeds than the species plants...fewer seeds...fewer volunteers.
Orland Park, IL
(Zone 5b)

May 17, 2013
9:02 AM

Post #9523824


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