'Diana' has deep green foliage and large, pure white flowers that bloom from mid- to late summer. Unlike some other roses of Sharon, its flowers remain open at night. It requires little maintenance and, once established, will tolerate extreme heat, drought, and poor soil. -Judith Ireland, Regional Reports: Northeast, Fine Gardening issue #122
Noteworthy CharacteristicsAs a mature shrub, this plant can be trained into a small tree.
CareThis plant's flowers bloom on new growth, so you should prune it at the end of winter.
ProblemsLeaf spots, Japanese beetles, blight, rust, aphids, scale, whiteflies, and canker.
- Genus : Hibiscus
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 6 to 10 feet
- Plant Width : 6 to 10 feet
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
- Growth Rate : Fast, Moderate
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : White