My Rose of Sharon plants

Back in June of 2000, Rudy and I flew to Kansas to meet some distant relatives from the Simon Family.

My cousin gave me some little starts off her Rose of Sharon and I brought them back home with me in a baggie. They were about 6-8 inches long then.

Now here they are today!

They are about 6 feet now!

The other morning we saw a hummingbird flying around them, but of course I wasn’t able to get a picture of it.

Here are pics of the blooms.

All of them are pink, except one and it’s:

My cousin’s were all blue, so the difference in the soil here must make mine a different color.

We moved them last year, but they’ve done well anyway!


About Grandmomof7

I’ve been Stay At Home Wife & Mom for 40 years. then in Dec. 2011 I became a widow when GBM-4 Brain Cancer took Rudy from me. We raised 3 daughters (our 4th daughter in heaven) and have 7 grandkids. Originally from Northern California, but have lived in Eastern Washington since 1981. I do allot of crafts, such as sewing, crochet, cross stitch, baking, cake decorating, scrapbooking, paper crafting and family genealogy. In June 2014, I became a caregiver again, this time with my Mom. Mom passed away on Dec. 30, 2014.
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4 Responses to My Rose of Sharon plants

  1. rlenzke says:

    WOW! Those are really pretty!. I particularly like the white one. It is amazing how well they are doing.

  2. grandmomof7 says:

    Yes! Even after moving them. Helped getting sprinklers set up over there, even if they are only temporary.

  3. reneemorrisdezember says:

    These are very pretty mom! Why are they temporary?

  4. grandmomof7 says:

    Dad still hasn’t put in the permanent sprinklers yer an d it’s already August! I sat up the temporary ones myself.

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