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…

Suckering Rose of Sharon

  The picture shown below is either growing out of my Rose of Sharon tree or another tree beginning – I really don’t want more trees where this one is – what is it – what do I do about…

Rose of Sharon

Hi there! my Rose of Sharon shrub is starting to yellow and is dying . I had Tru Green come out to protect my shrubs and plants with an application. I noticed it was green and lush a few days…

Rose of Sharon

Hi, A friend gifted me a Rose of Sharon but I live in a condo and understand that generally they are planted in a garden. Is it possible to grow it in a pot outdoors on the balcony (south facing…

Rose of Sharon

I have a small potted Rose of Sharon, about 1 meter high. I live in Scarborough, Toronto. I moved it to the garage, but I think it may still be too cold for the potted plant. If I moved it…

Rose of Sharon not blooming

Hi. We live near Binbrook, Ontario. We had a lovely Rose of Sharon tree (photo attached) which bloomed beautifully until 2016 when it got some kind of disease and died. Sunny part of the garden. We replaced it with the…

Rose of Sharon not leafing

I have a large Rose of Sharon that I cut back to about 7 feet last fall. It has not leafed at all and it is now almost August. Surprisingly all the limbs are supple and after cutting one I…