Tree Information

Common Name: rose of Sharon

Scientific Name: Hibiscus syriacus

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Database ID: 3148

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 51 in.

Height: 20 ft.

Crown: 28 ft.

Points: 78

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Dylan Kania

Date First Measured: 2023

This tree appears very healthy and was flowering when measured. More tree-like than most. Trunk circumference was measured at 1' due to a trunk split (see photo).

D. Kania 07/01/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Charles City

State Map

Land Owner: Westover Plantation

Directions: The tree grows in the garden area to the west of the mansion.

Owner Address: 6901 Westover Rd

Charles City, VA 23030

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean

Other Nominators: Dylan Kania and Gary Williamson

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