Did you know?
Rose of Sharon shrubs (Hibiscus syriacus) are the national flower of South Korea, and are even mentioned in their national anthem! Regardless of flower color, these plants also attract hummingbirds.
Up to 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Large flowers bloom throughout summer and autumn months and can be any combination of white, pink, red, blue, purple, or violet. The fruit are large, light green, 5-valved capsules. Leaves are typically 3-lobed with coarsely dentate margins.
Pests & Diseases
Leaf spots, blight, cankers, rust, aphids, Japanese beetles, scale, nematodes
Great as a specimen, accent, border, or hedge
Plant in moist, well-drained soil in an area with full sun to part shade. These hardy shrubs tolerate poor soils, high winds, high temperatures, occasional flooding, drought, humidity, and pollution. They can survive in colder climates, but may not be as showy. Prune in late winter.