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May 12, 2016 6:01 PM CST
|Today's plant of the day for Hibiscus is Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Collie Mullens').
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Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Collie Mullens') .
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Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Collie Mullens')
Name: Sue Petruske
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
May 12, 2016 8:21 PM CST
|This is the only hibiscus I own. I must admit, I haven't studied how to take care of it as I should. I'm guessing, because of that, it doesn't come close to its registered size for me. The tallest it has ever gotten is maybe 3 feet tall. Maybe it doesn't like our cold winters here in Wisconsin, I don't know. The winter of 2013/14 was a bad one and I thought I lost Collie Mullens. But, to my surprise it came back! It's a beautiful plant and bloom. I just need to take better care of it.|
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