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Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana'

Common Name(s):
Diana hibiscus, Diana rose-of-sharon
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

A US National Arboretum introduction; a triploid - does not produce seed.  Tolerates wet sites.

Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Hibiscus support the following specialized bee: Ptilothrix bombiformisThis plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
5-8 ft.
Foliage:
Semi-glossy, leathery dark green leaves
Flower:
Large, pure white ruffled flowers summer to frost
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; moist, well-drained soil; prefers organically enriched soil but tolerates wet sites, poor soil, and drought
Form:
Upright habit; dense branching
Width:
4-8 ft.
Tags:
wet soil, deciduous, wet sites, bees, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife, deer resistant, wet

NCCES plant id: 1572

Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana' Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana'