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Tim Wood
Grand Haven, MI, USA

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Dark Lavender CHIFFON® CHIFFON®

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

'SMNHSPCL'

USPPAF; CBRAF

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Dark Lavender Chiffon Color Comparison to Lavender Chiffon Dark Lavender Chiffon full habit Dark Lavender Chiffon large purple flowers
  • New Richer Color
  • Double Blooms
  • Refined Habit
Description

Sometimes you just get lucky. We found this improved, darker colored branch sport on Lavender Chiffon plant growing right at the nursery entrance. The flower color is a richer, darker lavender and thus replaces the older version.

USDA Zone 5-9 (-20°F/-28.8°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 8-12'

Width 6-10'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Summer

Flower Color Purple

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Not finicky about soil - any well-drained site will do.

Pruning Regular pruning is not required. May be trimmed, pruned, or shaped as desired in early spring.

Uses Specimen; hedge; foundation plantings; mixed borders; screening.

Growing Tips Rose of Sharon generally has high fertility needs and may benefit from yearly applications of a granular fertilizer formulated for flowering shrubs.