Althea, Lucy Red


Description: The Lucy Red Althea Tree is one of the most beautiful and striking Ornamental Trees that has been introduced over the last several years. Lucy Red Althea trees will produce masses of 3-5" double, dark red flower blooms all summer long. Peak bloom takes place in August. Us as an entrance to a garden or along walkways or drives. Or place in a large container as a patio potted plant.

Common Name: Lucy Red Althea Tree

Scientific Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Lucy'

Type: Deciduous, Tree

Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Size: 8-12" height, 6-8" spread

Foliage Color: Green

Bloom Color: Red/Purple

Bloom Period: June - Frost

Landscape Use: Entrance,Ornamental Tree, Focal Point, Corner of the Home

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 9

Growth Rate: Moderate

ompanion Plants: Boxwood, Dwarf Alberta Spruce, Magic Carpet Spirea, Blue Star Juniper, Hollies, Barberry


Kiefer Landscaping is based in Effingham, Illinois. Our landscapers also service the areas of Flora, Olney, Newton, Mattoon and Charleston. For any questions about our other services such as brick paving, lawn mowing, etc., please contact us at 217-347-7500 or email us at