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Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

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Family: Malvaceae (Mallow)
Height: 5 to 10 ft. (shrub)
Blooms: August to September
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size:  2.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Date:  9/17/2005
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Rose of Sharon may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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