Hibiscus Blue Chiffon® Description
Powderpuff blue blooms make Blue Chiffon® rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) truly special! It’s the only one of its kind – selected by world-renown rose of Sharon breeder Dr. Roderick Wood, who looks not just for outstanding color and beauty but also a soft, graceful habit that makes rose of Sharon a truly stellar addition to your garden. The extra petals in the center make the flowers extra-showy, but they also mean that Chiffon® roses of Sharon set little to no seed, so you won’t be pulling out nuisance seedlings.
Blue Chiffon rose of Sharon is ideal for a specimen or flowering hedge; you could also plant it as a backdrop to a perennial garden. If you’ve been looking for just the right rose of Sharon to add to your landscape, this Proven Winners variety just may be it!
Special features: Long-blooming, Attracts pollinators, Attracts hummingbirds
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- Botanical name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodthree'
- Common name:
Rose of Sharon, althea, hibiscus
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hours/day)
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- Soil type:
Any well-drained soil.
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- Height x width:
8-12' tall and wide
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- Foliage color:
- Season of interest:
Flower gardens, Landscaping, Specimen, Flowering hedge
- Patent:USPP 20,574
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Soil: Plant in any well-drained spot. Can take some dryness once established.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) is best
Space: Min. 8' apart
Fertilizing: Fertilize in early spring, once the ground has thawed, with a granular rose fertilizer.
Winterizing: No special treatment is required; 2-3" of mulch is recommended.
Maintenance: Rose of Sharon does not need regular pruning, but may be pruned or trimmed in early spring if desired. NOTE: rose of Sharon is late to leaf out in spring. That doesn't mean it's dead! Be patient.
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