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Rose Of Sharon in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Hibiscus syriacus

 

Rose Of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus - Rose of Sharon - is a very hardy, medium to large shrub. It blooms quite late in the season - from mid to late Summer into Autumn, usually.

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plant Features
  • Rose Of Sharon likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Rose Of Sharon likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Rose Of Sharon is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Rose Of Sharon likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Rose Of Sharon

Latin name

Hibiscus syriacus

type

Hardy Deciduous Shrub

family

Malvaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Rose Of Sharon likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Rose Of Sharon is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Rose Of Sharon likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Rose Of Sharon likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Rose Of Sharon is 2.50meters x 3.50meters 2.50 M 3.50 M

Hibiscus syriacus

Hibiscus syriacus - Rose of Sharon - is a very hardy, medium to large shrub. It blooms quite late in the season - from mid to late Summer into Autumn, usually.


Flowering Season

From Mid Summer TO Early Autumn

Bright blue/violet flowers with red middles.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out pot grown specimens.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Early Summer TO Mid Summer

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14 cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 
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