|Rose Of Sharon|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Plant Height:||8 to 12'|
|Plant Spread:||6 to 10'|
Late summer or early fall
|Propagation: Seeds:||Sow in situ
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Love for hibiscuses extends literally around the world. There are several hundred species in this large genus of flowering annuals and perennials. Here we'll focus on three main flower types, three species, and their distinctive characteristics.
'Minerva' was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 16, 2015.
|Posted by Catmint20906 (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Aug 23, 2014 6:31 PM
Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Minerva') is a larval host plant for the Grey Hairstreak butterfly. A native to China and India, Rose of Sharon 'Minerva' produces lavender blossoms in mid to late summer. The blossoms are attractive to hummingbirds. 'Minerva' does well in average to moist soil in part sun. Be on the look-out for volunteers, as this pretty flowering tree self-seeds readily.
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