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Magenta Chiffon® Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus

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Exposure
  • Sun

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).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
144" 120"
Height
96 - 144"
Spread
72 - 120"

This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

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  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
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    Features

    The newest color to join the award-winning series.

    Many superlative qualities set the Chiffon® series of rose of Sharon apart from the rest: graceful, rounded habit. More flowers, for a longer time, and with better coverage of the plant. Powderpuff flowers that face outward like beaming, smiling faces. And now, richly colored Magenta Chiffon joins Lavender, Blue, White, and Pink for a full complement of effortless summer beauty. Whether you plant one striking specimen of your favorite variety or mix and match for a colorful collection, you will see that Chiffon roses of Sharon are anything but conventional.

    Top reasons to plant Magenta Chiffon rose of Sharon:

    - Saturated magenta-purple powderpuff blooms.

    - Elegant, graceful habit that moves in the breeze - not stiff and awkward like other roses of Sharon.

    - Low seed set means fewer nuisance seedlings popping up everywhere.

    Long Blooming
    Attracts: 
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    96 - 144 Inches
    Spacing: 
    72 - 120 Inches
    Spread: 
    72 - 120 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Magenta
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Summer through Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Good for Screening
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses Notes: 

    Roses of Sharon are large plants that are best left plenty of space to produce maximum blooms. They make a colorful hedge or specimen.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Thanks to their naturally graceful habit, Chiffon roses of Sharon don't require much pruning. If you wish to prune them, however, early spring is the best time to do so. Note that rose of Sharon is quite late to leaf out in spring, so be patient with it.

    We recommend full sun for rose of Sharon for the maximum amount of blooming and best color, but it can grow and flower reasonably well in partially shaded spots.

    Fun Facts: 

    The Chiffon series was developed by Dr. Roderick Woods of England, who is also a world-reknown physicist with important contributions to motorcycle safety gear.

    Magenta Chiffon® Hibiscus syriacus 'Rwoods5' USPP 29,683, Can PBRAF
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