3 Colored Rose of Sharon Hardiness - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Janet Santor
St. Albans, VT
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Question by phrizzy
September 11, 1999
I have an advertisement for 3 colored (red, white, blue) Rose of Sharon Bush, from a competing company but it does not have the hardiness zones. It just says "hardy". I live in zone 3 to 4. Do you offer such a shrub that is hardy to this zone or is it unwise to order at all?


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Answer from NGA
September 11, 1999
Unfortunately, Rose of Sharon (Hibisucs syriacus) of any color is not hardy in a climate that cold. It is only hardy to about zone 5. Good thing you asked!

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