Rose of Sharon - Knowledgebase Question

Ponchatoula, LA (Zone 8B)
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Question by browning2005
April 1, 2005
I am thinking about planting a Rose of Sharon on our property. Is this an evergreen and do they use the term Althea/Rose of Sharon interchangeably?

Answer from NGA
April 1, 2005

Rose of Sharon is a deciduous plant and yes it is also known as Althea.

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