‘Hibiscus syriacus White Chiffon’ – Rose of Sharon

Description

‘Hibiscus syriacus White Chiffon’ commonly known as Rose of Sharon.

Flowers: ‘White Chiffon’ produces large, semi-double to double flowers with a pure white color. The blossoms have a delicate, ruffled appearance, reminiscent of chiffon fabric, hence the name. They typically measure around 3-4 inches in diameter and bloom profusely from mid-summer to early fall.

Foliage: The foliage of ‘White Chiffon’ consists of dark green, serrated leaves that are oval or lobed in shape. The leaves provide a lush backdrop to the pristine white 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 ‘White 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: ‘White Chiffon’ is commonly used in gardens and landscapes as a specimen plant, hedge, or screen. Its pure white flowers and long blooming period make it a popular choice for adding elegance and interest to borders, foundation plantings, or mixed perennial beds.