Plant of the Week 09/13/19
Rose of Sharon Hibiscus Syriacus Zone 5-9
Dense, green foliage gives way to beautiful, bi-colored flowers that bloom all summer long. Flowers have a red circle in the middle and are either white, pink, or purple.
Expect bees and hummingbirds to be a constant visitor with this plant in your yard. Rose of Sharon usually stays dormant until mid to late spring depending on your area so don’t worry if leaves are showing in early spring. A moderate grower that can reach 10' tall and 6' wide.
Plant in full to part sun. Does well in most soils. Water regularly until established. Drought resistant. Prune in winter to shape and promote healthy growth in spring.