Tree identification

Asked April 20, 2016, 2:42 PM EDT

I have this tree growing in my front yard and have no idea what it is. Can you tell me

Barrow County Georgia trees and shrubs plant identification

1 Response

We think your plant is a Rose - of-Sharon. It is a hardy shrub that grows well in the Athens area. Attached are two links that tell more about this plant.

"Hibiscus syriacus"

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c522

"Rose-of-Sharon"

http://plantfacts.osu.edu/pdf/0247-539.pdf

MM and Pat

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