Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird'
- Common Name(s):
- Blue Bird rose-of-sharon
Tolerates wet sites.
Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Hibiscus support the following specialized bee: Ptilothrix bombiformis. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 3-4 ft.
- Alternate, simple leaves with three lobes; coarsely toothed
- Single blue flowers in summer
- 5 to 8
- Sun to light shade; range of soil types including wet sites
- Upright, multi-stemmed shrub
NCCES plant id: 1571