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Rose of Sharon Planting Guide: How to Grow Rose of Sharon

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 5 min read

Rose of Sharon is a deciduous shrub that is sometimes mistaken for a tree, with growers pruning it into a single trunk that sprouts branches with green foliage. Whether you decide to grow rose of Sharon as a tree or a bush, it is a drought-tolerant plant that can bring color to your garden.