Rose-of-Sharon, Shrub Althea
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Mature Height - 8-12'Mature Width - 6-10'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Perfect, 5-petal, white, red, purple, 2-4", borne individually or in pairs, July-SeptFruit - 5-valved, upright, brown capsule, persists through winterLeaf - Fall Color - Poor yellowBark - Other Features - Late season flowersPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Most soils, prefers moist, well drained, prefers hot weatherNative Habitat - China, IndiaDiseases and Insects - Leaf spots, bacterial leaf spot, blights, canker, rust, Japanese beetle, mining scale, foliar nematodes, white flyStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Rose-of-Sharon.- Other plants of the family Malvaceae.- Other plants of the genus Hibiscus.- Other plants of the species Hibiscus syriacus.