General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 8 to 12'
Plant Spread: 6 to 10'
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Rose Of Sharon
  • Hibiscus
  • Althea

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Comments:
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 3, 2012 3:50 PM concerning plant:
    Plant is approximately 3 ft. high by 3 ft. wide in 14 years, It has a compact growth habit. Leaves are dark green.

    Flowers firm-textured, slightly cupped, medium-rose with dark red-purple eye spot.

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