Family:
Malvaceae
Toxins:
unknown
Flower Color:
  • flower color
  • flower color
  • flower color
  • flower color
  • flower color
Found:
woodlands, ornamental, hedges, gardens

Time of Greatest Risk

JFMAMJJASOND

Geographical Distribution

Rose of sharon distribution - United States

Related Species

Rose Of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

Hibiscus, Rose Of China, Althaea, Shrub Althea
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Rose of sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) is a medium-sized ornamental shrub which is popular due to its large showy flowers which are available in a large variety of colors. It's leaves are green, simple, rhomboid and ovate in shape, pinnate, and 2 to 4 inches in length. H. syriacus is native to eastern Asia, but was introduced worldwide as an ornamental often used for hedging.

Toxic components
H. syriacus is toxic to horses if ingested.