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Meet the Breeder

Dr. Roderick Woods
Cambridge, England, UK

NEW

Magenta CHIFFON®

Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus

'Rwoods5'

ppaf; cbraf

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  • Outstanding color
  • Graceful habit
  • Low seed set
Description

We are delighted to finally bring beautiful Magenta Chiffon® rose of Sharon to the North American market. This addition to the best selling Chiffon series shares the trademark double, anemone-like blooms and soft, graceful habit but with a deeply saturated vibrant magenta flowers. Can be grown as a standard or shrub.

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 Pink

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.