'Blue Chiffon' Rose of Sharon

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

Unusual blue flowers for the late summer garden.

The Chiffon® series just got more exciting with the addition of this blue-flowered selection. It has the same vigorous growth and lacy blooms, but with large, single blue flowers. Each is adorned with a lacy center to create an anemone-like bloom. Bold yet delicate, Blue Chiffon® is a star in the garden from late summer to fall. The distinctive flower color complements many popular late summer perennials.

Blue Chiffon rose of Sharon is featured in our "Indigo Gal" magazine ad.

Top reasons to grow Blue Chiffon rose of Sharon:

  • Refined, rounded habit with soft, elegant stems
  • Blue flowers with fluffy centers set few to no seeds
  • Long blooming
  • Best Seller

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Shrub

Height Category:

Tall

Garden Height:

96 - 144 Inches

Spacing:

72 - 84 Inches

Spread:

48 - 72 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Green

Flower Colors:

Blue

Flower Shade:

Lavender

Foliage Shade:

Dark green

Habit:

Upright

Container Role:

Thriller

Tolerant to:

Drought, Heat, Salt

Attracts:

Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists:

Deer

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Early Summer, Late Summer, Long Blooming, Mid Summer

Hardiness Zones:

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Water Category:

Average

Uses:

Border Plant, Container, Landscape

Light Requirement:

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes:

Late season color for hedges, perennial or shrub borders, specimen and containers. This is a nice addition to the mixed border, and can also be used as a specimen plant for late summer interest. Excellent for hedging.

Maintenance Notes:

Get all the details you need to grow rose of Sharon like an expert in our Ultimate Rose of Sharon Growing Guide.

Grows in any soil unless it is either really wet or dry. Prune in early spring if desired. Can be heavily pruned, but this is not usually necessary. Prefers medium moisture. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer formulated for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application.  

Blue Chiffon®Hibiscussyriacus'Notwoodthree'USPP 20,574, Can 3,583

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