rose of Sharon

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rose of Shar·on \-ˈsher-ən\

Definition of rose of Sharon

  1. :  a commonly cultivated Asian shrub or small tree (Hibiscus syriacus) having showy bell-shaped rose, purple, or white flowers

Origin and Etymology of rose of sharon

Plain of Sharon, Palestine


First Known Use: 1835


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