Hibiscus syriacus (Rose of Sharon)

This plant can be grown as a large multi-stemmed shrub or trained into a single stem small tree, 10-12 ft. tall. It is very late to leaf out, sometimes as late as June.
It is useful as a hedge, screen or background plant. It tolerates full sun to partial shade, clay soils, heat, wind and cold. The flowers bloom August through September, and are rose, lilac, white or a bluish-purple. This plant is not bothered by rabbits, squirrels nor deer.

Category:  Shrubs
Water Use:  Low
Sun Exposure:  Full Sun
Height x Spread:  10-12 ft. tall
Native:  No
Color:  Pink, white, blue, purple
Bees:  Yes
Birds:  No
Butterflies:  No
Cut Flower:  No
Utility Tree:  No
Extra Maintenance:  No
Soil:  N/A
Fall Color:  No
Bloom Time:  Summer