Rose of Sharon, Althea (Hibiscus syriacus)

Josephine, Arlington, TX(Zone 8a)

Rose of Sharon, Althea
Hibiscus syriacus

Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus.

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Sugar Land, TX(Zone 9a)

I don't think this is an Althea. Another type of hibiscus?

Josephine, Arlington, TX(Zone 8a)

It is definately Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus. There are many forms, color combinations and veriaties of this plant, that is probably why the comfusion.

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