Common Name: rose of Sharon
Scientific Name: Hibiscus syriacus
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 39 in.
Height: 14 ft.
Crown: 14 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2014
Last Measured by: Byron and Jean Carmean
Date First Measured: 2014
Comments: Declared national champion in 2018. The tree appears very old and slow growing, but has some years left.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Lynchburg
Land Owner: Old City Cemetery
GPS Coordinates: 37.41358, -79.15610
Owner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: Near entrance at the 400 block of Wise Street and 4th Street. Approximately 50' from the gate on the right side of the lane. A large water pitcher sculpture is across from the tree.
Owner Address: 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
Owner Phone: 434.847.1465
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron and Jean Carmean