‘Hibiscus syriacus Lavender Chiffon’ – Rose of Sharon

Description

‘Hibiscus syriacus Lavender Chiffon’ – Rose of Sharon

Flowers: ‘Lavender Chiffon’ produces large, double flowers with a soft lavender-pink color. The blossoms have a ruffled appearance, giving them a delicate and elegant look. They typically measure about 3-4 inches in diameter and appear from mid-summer to early fall.

Foliage: The foliage of ‘Lavender Chiffon’ consists of dark green, serrated leaves that are oval or lobed in shape. The leaves provide a lush backdrop to the colorful flowers and remain attractive throughout the growing season.

Habit: This cultivar typically grows as a multi-stemmed shrub with an upright, spreading habit. It can reach heights of 8 to 12 feet and widths of 6 to 10 feet, depending on growing conditions and pruning.

Growing Conditions: Hibiscus syriacus ‘Lavender Chiffon’ thrives in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. It is relatively drought-tolerant once established but benefits from regular watering during dry periods, especially when in bloom.

Landscape Use: ‘Lavender Chiffon’ is commonly used in gardens and landscapes as a specimen plant, hedge, or screen. Its soft lavender-pink flowers and long blooming period make it a popular choice for adding color and interest to borders, foundation plantings, or mixed perennial beds.