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Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus


Rose of sharon is a deciduous flowering shrub. rose of sharon bushes can get 8'-10' tall and have a spread of 4'-6'. Most rose of sharon bushes bear small, deeply-lobed, light-green leaves (may vary according to cultivar). Blooms on rose of sharon can be white, red, lavender or light blue; some have double blooms.


Rose of sharon prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Older rose of sharon bushes may fall prey to fungal damage if grown in areas without full sun.


In the Hibiscus family.

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keithp2012 5 years ago

added new photos

West Babylon, New York, USA

Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35

Spotted on Sep 10, 2010
Submitted on Sep 10, 2010

Spotted for mission

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