Plant Uses & Characteristics

  • Height- 8-10 ft.
  • Spread- 4-6 ft.
  • Foliage Color- Green
  • Flower Color- Purple/pink
  • Flowering Period: Summer
  • Accent- Attractive to pollinators, fragrant, drought tolerant.

Growing Conditions

  • ​​Sun Exposure- Full sun
  • Hardiness Zone- 5-9
  • Growth Rate- Moderate

Rose of sharon is also known as althea or hardy hibiscus. It prefers full sun and well drained, moist soils. It is a beautiful shrub that does not take much care and they will do well in average soils. Rose of sharon blooms in late summer and into the fall. They bloom profusely making this shrub one of the most attractive of late summer flowering plants

Rose of Sharon

​Hibiscus syriacus