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Common Name: Rose of Sharon

Species Name: Hibiscus syriacus

Family Name: Malvaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin China
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Cankers, leaf spots and rust



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 6-foot diameter, 10-foot height
    • Leaves: Alternate, simple, ovate or rhombic-ovate, 2-4 inches long, palmately veined, 3-lobed, toothed



Soil Preference Adapted to most soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Tolerant of summer heat
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