ALTHEA (Rose of Sharon)
Deciduous – Sun / Shade
Ht. 10’-15’ Spread 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.