Surprisingly drought-resistant, Hibiscus syriacus hybrids offer old-fashioned cottage garden beauty. The plant is fondly known as shrub althea and rose of Sharon.
Surprisingly drought-resistant, Hibiscus syriacus hybrids offer old-fashioned cottage garden beauty. The plant is fondly known as shrub althea and rose of Sharon. Handout Tribune News Service
Surprisingly drought-resistant, Hibiscus syriacus hybrids offer old-fashioned cottage garden beauty. The plant is fondly known as shrub althea and rose of Sharon. Handout Tribune News Service

Shrub althea, crape myrtle: Two perfect bloomers for dog days of summer

August 11, 2015 03:50 PM