Today's bloom is Rose of Sharon 'Red Heart' (Hibiscus syriacus)

Bloom of the Day for April 16th, 2010:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Red, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 8b

Height: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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onewish1 wrote:
can't wait to see them!!!... love the color on this one

pixie62560 wrote:
Great picture, beautiful bloom!

totofromkansas wrote:
My mom put this on because today is my BIRTHDAY!!! and yes... my name is SHARON! Yeah Mom!!! Thanks a lot. Sharon Ruth

onewish1 wrote:
Happy Belated Birthday

plantladylin wrote:
Wallaby1: Wow! That is a great shot of that beautiful Hibiscus bloom!