ROSE OF SHARON Hibiscus syriacus

ROSE OF SHARON Hibiscus syriacus

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Hibiscus syriacus is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is widely intruduced around the world. Common Names include the Korean rose (in South Korea), rose of Sharon (especially in North America), Syrian ketmia, shrub althea, rose mallow (in the United Kingdom). It is the national flower of South Korea and is mentioned in the South Korean national anthem.

Hibiscus syriacus is a hardy deciduous shrub. It is upright and vase-shaped, reaching 2–4 m (7–13 feet) in height, bearing large trumpet-shaped flowers with prominent yellow-tipped white stamens. Numerous flowers are produced on the shrub's new growth provide prolific flowering over a long summer blooming period. Hibiscus syriacus is highly tolerant of air pollution, heat, humidity, poor soil and drought. The species has naturalized very well in many suburban areas.

Type: Hardy shrub

Hardiness zones: 5-8

Location: Sun or half

Height: 8-12'

Seeds per pack: 10

USA Restriction: Unfortunately these seeds are not permitted in the USA. If we shipped they could be seized by the border, and possible fines could be imposed (they consider the buyer to be importer). Please do not purchase this item if you live in USA. Thank you for your understanding. All other regions can safely order these seeds!

Germination: These seeds are very easy to germinate! Use a seed-starting mix for your germinating seeds. Plant seeds about a quarter-inch deep in your potting mix, and keep in warm, sunny conditions, at least 75 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Germination occurs in approximately 2-4 weeks.


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