Common Name: rose of Sharon
Scientific Name: Hibiscus syriacus
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 33 in.
Height: 22 ft.
Crown: 36 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2018
Last Measured by: Byron and Jean Carmean, Charles Gardner
Date First Measured: 2018
Comments: Declared national champion in 2020. Appears very healthy and sound. We recommended to owner that the tree be mulched to dripline to avoid trunk damage from mowing. Trunk measured 2' above ground due to forked trunk.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Gloucester
Land Owner: Dwayne Hysmith
GPS Coordinates: 37.28461, -76.48010
Directions: From route 17 in Gloucester, take Guinea Road (route 216) east to route 641 (Low Ground Road). Head north to residence on right. Tree is in left front lawn area.
Owner Address: 2655 Low Ground Road
Hayes, VA 23072
Owner Phone: 757-207-8708
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron and Jean Carmean, Charles Gardner