Invasive Plant Factsheet: Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

Noted for its exotic blooms, this shrub’s native range is Asia where it is the national flower of South Korea. It was introduced sometime before 1600 as an ornamental with herbal applications. Although it is commonly planted along fence lines, this prolific seeder has escaped cultivation in much of the eastern U. S. and is reported as invasive in Virginia, specifically in both Arlington and Alexandria.

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet Print Version (Legal Size):
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

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