Hibiscus syriacus

Shrub Althea, Rose of Sharon

Many varieties in many colors and sizes. The large showy flowers come in shades of golden, pink, rose, yellow and orange, at times with colorful markings or double-petals. Some flowers grow to 1 foot across. The state flower of Hawaii, the tropical Chinese Hibiscus is often grown in containers. All are heat-loving and flower during the warmest months of the year. Prune to control shape and fertilize monthly during the growing season. Protect from wind. Insects and diseases can cause problems.
Hibiscus syriacus, Shrub Althea, Rose of Sharon
This deciduous, upright, dense shrub spreads with age. In summer, broadly bell-shaped, 2½ to 4-inch-wide flowers bloom in red, purple, violet, or white. Can be trained into a tree-like shape.

Attributes - Hibiscus syriacus

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Blue, Lavender, Pink, White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 8 ft. to 12 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Hot Climates. Long Blooming. Susceptible to Aphids, Rust, Scales.

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