Hardy to USDA zones 5 to 8, rose of Sharon is an easy-to-grow, undemanding plant, happy in full sun to part shade. It prefers moist, well-drained soil but is tolerant of many growing conditions, including periods of drought and exposure to pollution, which makes it excellent for urban gardens.
Also, is a Rose of Sharon in the hibiscus family?
How much sun does a rose of Sharon need?
Shrub Althea is best planted into rich well-draining, slightly acidic soil in a full sun to part shade location. The rose of Sharon bush prefers moist, well-draining soil, although it will tolerate most soil conditions except those that are soggy or extremely dry.
What color is the Rose of Sharon?
Rose of SharonHibiscus syriacus. This hardy hibiscus is an easy-to-grow shrub. It is valued for its tight, upright form and large summer blossoms, adding color to the landscape when few other plants are in bloom. Flowers are trumpet-shaped and come in a variety of colors including white, pink, red, purple and violet.