Need I.D. of Very Pale Pink Double Rose of Sharon?

suel41452August 28, 2005

I never cared much for Rose of Sharon (sorry!!) until I saw this one in a neighborhood . I fell in love with it! It seems to have double blooms and is a very, very pale pink. Anyone know what it is called? The closest thing I haave found online that looks like it is called 'Paeoneflorum' (Hibiscus syriacus). Thanx for any info !!!

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I don't know the name either but I think it is the same one I am looking for. someone her on the gw has a picture of it, and I fell in love with it. i have it saved on my comp but I don't know how to post pictures. I sure would love to know the name of myself and would love cuttings or a link to a place where I can order it. thanks, flora

    Bookmark   September 6, 2005 at 11:23PM
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Have you ruled out Hibiscus syriacus 'Blushing Bride'?

    Bookmark   September 10, 2005 at 11:47PM
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Here's a pic of my ROS "Blushing Bride". Is this the ROS you are looking for? If so, email me if you would like cuttings and/or seeds. I will be pruning and gathering fresh seeds later this fall.


    Bookmark   September 17, 2005 at 2:26AM
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catladysgarden(z5 CO)


Here is a link that might be useful: Rose of Sharon pics

    Bookmark   October 1, 2005 at 11:45PM
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Well, the mystery is solved! The Rose of Sharon I saw is definitely "Blushing Bride". I didn't think so at first because the photo on a nursery website was too dark pink, but subsequent photos emailed by you nice people have convinced me it is indeed "Blushing Bride". Thanks to everyone for their help!!!!

    Bookmark   October 2, 2005 at 8:15AM
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