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.