Althea - Raspberry Smoothie
Height: 8 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4b
An upright shrub with extremely showy flowers beginning in mid-summer; the full, double blooms are fuchsia-raspberry; a very adaptable plant, but prefers full sun.
Raspberry Smoothie Rose of Sharon features bold fuchsia round flowers with pink overtones along the branches from mid summer to early fall. It has green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.