Un-opened rose of sharon pods

I live in Toronto. My rose of sharon get 3-4 hours of afternoon sun June, July, August. Many pods do not open. 1. Do I remove them now (late November) 2.Remove them next spring? 3. Just leave them?…

Rose of Sharon

Can a Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon be trained to climb over an arbor? How? Mine gets only about 4 hours of sun; will it survive? Thanks!    …

Rose of Sharon

We have had some extensive landscaping done and had to raise up the rose of Sharon. It is now only producing leaves on the lower part of the tree. Should I trim off the branches that are not producing leaves?…

Rose of Sharon

My 6 ft. Rose of Sharon has now lost all its leaves. The tree faces west. (Toronto, Ontario Nov. 17 ) There are about 15-20 closed buds ( acorn size ) that did not bloom or open. Should I just…

rose of sharon

live in Toronto have 6 Rose of Sharon have flowered. Now have many green “closed” round bulbs. Should these be cut off for winter? Do not want to cut twigs/branches on which the bulbs are attached. Thank you.…

Hardy Hibiscus in containers

Hello I live in Toronto Canada. Can Hardy Hibiscus (perennial) be grown in containers instead of in the ground? If so approximately what size should the pots/containers be? Thanks so much.…

Winterizing potted rose of Sharon

I have potted a rose of sharon from a wild rooted plant this spring 2020. Should I plant it into the ground now before the ground freezes or can I keep it in the garage over winter and then plant…

ants on Rose of Sharon

Ants are all over my rose of sharon buds, I think they’re ruining the flowers at the tips, sucking the life of the bud. There’s no sign of aphids that I can see, just these ants. When the flower had…