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?

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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