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Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

Description:

Shrub about 4 feet tall, toothed leaves with white and pink flower.

Habitat:

Residential

3 Species ID Suggestions

rose of sharon
Hibiscus syriacus Hibiscus syriacus
Schoonsart
Schoonsart 6 years ago
Rose mallow
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
PucaK
PucaK 6 years ago
Rose of Sharon
Hibiscus syriacus NameThatPlant.net: Hibiscus syriacus


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1 Comment

PucaK
PucaK 6 years ago

This is Hibiscus syriacus (Rose of Sharon) which had toothed leaves
See: http://www.namethatplant.net/plantdetail...
It's unusual in having white flowers; usually they are mauve purple with a dark center.
Hibiscus lasiocarpus (Rosemallow) has smooth leaves and has either red or white flowers but has smooth-edged leaves
See: http://www.southeasternflora.com/view_fl...

TravisAnthony
Spotted by
TravisAnthony

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2015
Submitted on Jul 22, 2015

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