Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana'
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.
Introduced by the United States National Arboretum, this exceptional hybrid is a triploid with large, pure white flowers that do not close at night. There are few seed pods, so the plant puts more energy into flowering.
Attributes - Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana'
Plant Type: Shrub
Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Late Summer
Flower Color: White
Height: 6 ft. to 8 ft.
Width: 8 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot, Rust.
Hibiscus moscheutos, Hibiscus mutabilis, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Butterfly', Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Diamond Head', Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Fullmoon', Hibiscus syriacus, Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens', Hibiscus syriacus 'Jeanne d'Arc', Hibiscus syriacus 'Minerva', Hibiscus syriacus 'Purple', Hibiscus syriacus 'White'