Facts about Azurri satin rose-of-sharon shrub. Azurri satin rose-of-sharon plant is a variety of plant of the Hibiscus type and belongs to the Malvaceae family. The Azurri satin rose-of-sharon plant variety hails from the temperate areas of East Asia, and it is extensively cultivated as a decorative plant in gardens. The Azurri satin rose-of-sharon plant is also called by other names, such as Marshmallow tree, Hibiscus gardens, Rose of Sharon, and Rose of Althea. This tree has a slow to medium growth and grows well in full sun. The shrub variety Azurri satin rose-of-sharon plant tree grows well in the extensive range of soils and attains a circular shape with its widespread branches when fully grown.
Features of Azurri satin rose-of-sharon plant
A fully grown Rose of Azurri satin rose-of-sharon tree is capable of attaining a height, ranging from 8 feet to 12 feet, with widespread branches that spread between 4 feet and 6 feet (1.21 to 1.82 meters).
The leaves of the Azurri satin rose-of-sharon shrub are alternate, deciduous and simple, and they are lance-shaped or oval-shaped, corrugated or toothed board. The foliage color of these leaves is green.
The Rose of Sharon Azurri satin rose-of-sharon tree produces flowers from July month to October month. The diameter of the flowers ranges from 1 1/2 to 4 3/4 inches (4 cm to 12 cm) and they are highly perfumed. When these five-petal flowers are fully bloomed, the Azurri satin rose-of-sharon plant attain the shape of a star, with ruffled borders in a purple color with bluish shade that are thickly grouped in spikes.
The fruits of the Azurri satin rose-of-sharon plant shub are capsules that open at the adulthood to discharge the seeds that appear hairy.
Uses of Azurri satin rose-of-sharon shrub
The fruits of the Azurri satin rose-of-sharon shrub are the favorite food for hummingbirds and its flowers attract a variety of butterflies. The flowers of the tree are safe to eat and have medical properties. The Azurri satin rose-of-sharon plant were once used in folk drug to alleviate cough and heal sore throats. These flowers are also used to relax and make the tissues of the human body softer.