Bush that has lost all leaves & gone to seed...

dzr4(7)December 7, 2012

It's a bush - well established - probably about 4-5 feet tall. Bunch of seeds in the pod.

Curious as to what it is...

thanks!

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carol23_gw

Perhaps a type of Hibiscus.

    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 3:15PM
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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Looks like Hibiscus syriacus

    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 3:16PM
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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Looks like a rose of sharon to me as well.

FataMorgana

    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 4:02PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

if its what they say it is..

those seed pods.. are why many peeps simple destroy the plants.. and get rid of them..

because once they start seeding freely.. they will be sprouting ALL over the garden ...

ken

    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 4:37PM
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dzr4(7)

Yes thank you! I did a google image search for "rose of sharon seed pods" and the photos matched perfectly.

The bush has been doing it's think in an abandoned yard for 12+ years and only 2 bushes established. They may have been the ones originally planted.

Again - thanks so much!!

    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 8:46PM
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