Hibiscus Magenta Chiffon® Description
Magenta Chiffon® rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) is the newest addition to the award-winning Chiffon® series from Proven Winners, and it is truly something to see. Rose of Sharon is generally characterized by softer tones, but Magenta Chiffon lights up the summer landscape with a bold, bright magenta. Flowers are fully double for an extra showy display. When this flowering shrub is in bloom in your garden, everyone will be asking you for its name!
Plant new Magenta Chiffon rose of Sharon as an eye-catching specimen or flowering hedge. Like the other Chiffon roses of Sharon, it has a graceful, elegant habit that makes it more landscape-friendly than conventional varieties.
Special features: Long-blooming, Attracts pollinators, Attracts hummingbirds
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- Botanical name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Rwoods5'
- 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 29,683
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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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