Rose of Sharon
Hibiscus syriacus 'Meehanii'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: syriacus (seer-ee-AK-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Meehanii
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Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Red

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Variegated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Raleigh, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Aug 25, 2013, keithp2012 from West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Are the flowers sterile? I was hoping to buy this if it produces seeds.

Positive

On Jul 17, 2010, ablegarden from Raleigh, NC wrote:

The foliage is truly beautiful. I first saw this at Daniel Stowe Botanical gardens in Belmont, NC. I purchased a small specimen at the annual Horticular plant sale at J Raulston arboretum. Even if the blooms don't like the part shade I planted it in, the foliage will do.