Lavender CHIFFON®

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

'Notwoodone'

PP#12,619

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  • Award winner
  • Double blooms
  • Refined habit
Description

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)
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.