althea in bloom


Name: Althea
Height: 10-12′
Width/Spread: 5-7′
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous: D
Seasonal Interest: Spring Summer
Color/Feature: Single mallowlike or double carnation-like white, pink, purple, maroon, or blue-purple flowers.
EarthKindTM: 9
Maintenance: Prune in later winter to promote vigorous shoot growth in spring
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Hibiscus syriacus
Common name is Rose-Of-Sharon. It forms an upright leggy
crown. Has a moderate growth rate.


Learn about other waterwise large shrubs and small trees for Lubbock County, compiled by Lubbock Master Gardener Association.