“They are well suited to a countryside or cottage style home.”
David said the plant flowers in summer, is hardy and can grow up to 2.5 metres tall.
The plant needs moist but well-drained or well-drained soil, likes full sun and a sheltered position.
“Rose of Sharon” has large, trumpet-shaped flowers in pink, white or purple which flower from late summer to mid-autumn.
The plant comes into leaf in late spring to early summer and doesn’t need deadheading.