9 foot /Rose of Sharon plant. It's time to prune it. How do I Prune ??
Now is a good time to prune. These plants bloom on new wood made during the season.
Here is an Extension video to get you started: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl_QE_UBCpI
A general pruning guide will also help: http://extension.umd.edu/sites/default/files/_images/programs/hgic/Publications/HG84_Pruning%20ornam...