Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus


USPP 12,612

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  • Award winner
  • Double blooms
  • Refined habit

Clean white flowers all summer long. The Chiffon® series of rose of Sharon is distinguished by its elegant habit, floriferous nature, and anemone-like double blooms. White Chiffon® hibiscus adds a crisp, clean white option, which brings a refreshing look to the landscape, day and night. Low seed set and long blooming.

Awards Silver Medal Royal Boskoop Horticulture Society. Dallas Aboretum Approved Winner. 2002 Royal Horticulture Society Award of Garden Merit; 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 White

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.