Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana') in the Roses of Sharon Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 8 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 10 feet
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
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2005 Great Plant Picks Award Winner
Child plants: one child plant

Rose Of Sharon Diana

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'Diana' was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 14, 2015.

Comments:
Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 19, 2018 9:49 PM

I got seeds and cuttings of 'Diana' from Samantha last fall. They rooted and the seeds were sown Feb.2018 and are now 6" plants. I hope to see a flower by this fall at least from the cuttings I rooted. I heard the seeds aren't viable, but Sam said she often finds volunteers under her large mature tree. Well, her seeds obviously have syriacus leaves, so we will see.

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Plant Events from our members
tabbycat On June 5, 2019 Bloomed
Surprise! Tagged from seeds as 'Hamabo' but turned out 'Diana'. I hope I have at least 1 'Hamabo'.
tabbycat On April 23, 2019 Potted up
Repotted 18" plant into a 6" pot with new soil.
tabbycat On March 1, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
1 plant I kept has new leaves that started sprouting Feb. 14, 2019.
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