rose of Sharon bush is falling over? ?

anniemo0620July 4, 2013

Hello! I have a large rose of Sharon Bush that is very healthy and plenty of books. I haven't pruned it since I moved in my house which was 3 years ago. I also don't know how well it was cared for prior to me buying house. Every year is been a great bloomer as expected, but this year after a hard rain all of the branches started drooping! It's healthy and still blooming. The rain was over a week ago but the branches haven't resumed to their upright position since. Any one know what's going on or how I can remedy the issue?

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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

fixed

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 5:47PM
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TulsaRose z7a, Tulsa OK(7a)

I recommend pruning either this fall or early next spring. The article linked below has some excellent information.

Rosie

Here is a link that might be useful: Pruning Rose Of Sharon Shrub

    Bookmark   July 16, 2013 at 6:11AM
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Gutzmek(6)

Love_the_yard,
I think Tulsarose is correct, that beast needs a 'hair cut'. The article attached is perfect.
Ed

    Bookmark   July 17, 2013 at 9:07PM
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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

Hehehe, I didn't offer any opinion on this plant. I was merely fixing the orientation of the photo.

Tip for posting photos: take all photos in landscape mode and you will not have orientation issues.

This post was edited by love_the_yard on Thu, Jul 18, 13 at 0:02

    Bookmark   July 17, 2013 at 11:45PM
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