Plant ID forum: Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

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Name: Chris Eller
Rowan County, North Carolina (Zone 7b)
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n2zen0871
May 30, 2015 9:47 AM CST
I inherited this bush when I bought my house a couple years ago. I think that it has a bloom on it at some point during the year, but I am not sure. Any ideas?

Thanks so much!
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Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
May 30, 2015 10:01 AM CST
It looks like an Althea, or Rose of Sharon
springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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Frillylily
May 30, 2015 10:03 AM CST
rose of sharon.
it will bloom later in the summer. Color varies-lavender, white or pink. there are single and double varieties.
Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
May 30, 2015 10:03 AM CST
Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
Name: Chris Eller
Rowan County, North Carolina (Zone 7b)
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n2zen0871
May 30, 2015 10:06 AM CST
You guys rock! Thank you!
Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
May 30, 2015 10:10 AM CST
Welcome to ATP! I tried to give you a "clickable" link to our data base to look at some entries, but it didn't work for me. Check out the photos on the data base.
Name: Keith
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keithp2012
Jun 1, 2015 6:42 PM CST
If you post the blooms we can probably narrow down a cultivar too 😀
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jun 1, 2015 7:32 PM CST
Welcome! n2zen0871 Hurray!
I agree with everyone, Rose of Sharon.

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