Lavender CHIFFON®

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus


USPP 12,619

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  • Award winner
  • Double blooms
  • Refined habit

Double purple summer blooms. The Chiffon® series of rose of Sharon is distinguished by its elegant habit, floriferous nature, and anemone-like double blooms. Lavender Chiffon® rose of Sharon brings a good clean purple to the line - never looks dull or muddy. Low seed set and long blooming.

Awards 2003 Royal Horticulture Society Award of Garden Merit; Gold Medal Royal Boskoop Horticulture Society; Mail Order Gardening Association Green Thumb Award; Top Pick Dallas Arboretum

USDA Zone 5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°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

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.