Hibiscus syriacus also known as the Rose of Sharon, is often used for hedging in warm climates, and a good highway plant, since it survives pollution, is a much-branched shrub with mallow-like flowers. The shrub blossoms much of the summer. It may be used as a small tree.
Prune in winter; fertilize in early spring. Cultivars include “Ardens”, double lavender; “Jeanne d’Arc”, double white; “Lucy”, double rose-red; “Paeoniflora”, double pale pink; “Blue Bird”, large single blue; “Diana”, large single white; “Hamabo”, large single white with red.
12 ft high, 6 ft wide
Season of Bloom
7 – 10