Dark Lavender CHIFFON®

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

'SMNHSPCL'

USPP 33,568; CBRAF

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  • New Richer Color
  • Double Blooms
  • Refined Habit
Description

Sometimes you just get lucky, and that's what happened when 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)
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.