Rose Of Sharon Plants
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Rose of Sharon

Zone New Castle, IN 47362 | Doug64 added on October 12, 2016 | Answered

I have a Rose of Sharon that is approximately 5 years old. Each year it is loaded with buds but has never bloomed. What's up?

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Alisma
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Answered on October 13, 2016

This is a very common problem with Rose of Sharon. It may lose some flower buds every year before they open, and stress from insects, inconsistent moisture, and other causes can cause loss of all the buds. These articles have more information:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/rose-of-sharon/rose-of-sharon-bush.htm
http://www.pennlive.com/gardening/2008/07/roseofsharon_flower_buds_keep.html

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