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CURRENT MOON
 
Althea
 


(Rose of Sharon) 
 
Deciduous Sun / Shade

Hibiscus syriacus
hi-BIS-kus si-ri-AH-kus   

Height 10-15 Spread 8-10
 
Spacing 8-10 

HABIT:  Summer flowering shrub, upright growth. Bare branches in winter. Yellow fall color. Native to Asia.

CULTURE:  Easy to grow in any soil, fairly drought tolerant.

USES:  Summer flowers. Should always be used with evergreens since it is so homely in the winter. Native to Asia.

PROBLEMS:  Cotton root rot, aphids.

 


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