Hibiscus shrub

Hibiscus syriacus "Lil Kim"
Hibiscus syriacus “Lil Kim”

Zone: 5 to 9

Full Sun

Bloom Time: Late Summer to Fall (earlier in the South)

Height: 6 feet to 12 feet

Hibiscus syriacus "Blue Bird"
Hibiscus syriacus “Blue Bird”

Hibiscus syriacus or Rose of Sharon is a bush that has beautiful tropical-looking blooms. The flowers are usually 3″ to 4″ across and come in many different colors, including pinks, purples, blues, whites and reds.

Hibiscus syriacus "Sugar Tip"
Hibiscus syriacus “Sugar Tip”

This is a really low maintenance shrub that doesn’t require pruning, unless you want to keep the size down.

Hibiscus syriacus "Pink Chiffon"
Hibiscus syriacus “Pink Chiffon”

As an added bonus, it attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, and is deer resistant.

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Perennial Hibiscus (Hibisc

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