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White Chiffon® Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus

  • Hardy Zones
    • 5 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 96 - 144 Inches
Proven Winners® Shrubs
White Chiffon® Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus
Sun 96 - 144

Features

Pure white summer blooms!

The crisp white flowers of White Chiffon® rose of Sharon make a cool, refreshing oasis in the landscape that is especially effective on summer nights, when they seem to shine out from the plant. Fluffy centers not only make the blooms extra showy, they also ensure this plant sets much less seed than conventional roses of Sharon as well. All of the Chiffon® series naturally grows with a useful rounded habit and soft graceful stems. 

Top reasons to grow White Chiffon rose of Sharon:

- Extra large white flowers are especially showy at night

- Sets little to no seed so no nuisance weeds to pull out

- Super easy to care for and long blooming

Award Winner
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Attracts: 
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Plant Type: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Tall
Garden Height: 
96 - 144 Inches
Spacing: 
72 - 84 Inches
Spread: 
48 - 72 Inches
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
White
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Dark Green
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

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

Great large shrub for landscape use, young plants can be used in containers but will need to be moved to the landscape as they mature. Can be trained into a small tree. This is an excellent plant for the mixed border or as a specimen plant.

Maintenance Notes: 

Blooms in late summer. Grows in any soil unless it is either really wet or dry. Prune in late fall or early spring. Can be heavily pruned, although this is usually not necessary. Prefers medium moisture. Deciduous shrub. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application. 

White Chiffon® Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodtwo' USPP 12,612
  • Ordered this plant through Home Depot.com on July 1. It was delivered 15 days after ordering it. Plant looked stressed out as in dehydrated, with broken branches, yellow leaves, and most of buds broken. I planted it in good soil and nurtured since July 15, 2017. It is planted in a sheltered area that gets morning sun and filtered in the afternoon. I took care of it daily! It bloomed some, but flowers are small and shrivelled quite quickly. Also, flowers have ANTS! Have not seen this in other flowering shrubs I've grown, except peonies.
    Also, plant is not deer resistant. I put deer proof granules around the area where it is planted; deer nibled on the tips, regardless. I am not happy with this plant. But yesterday, I was told by Home Depot online customer service that the warranty period only covers 90 days and it has expired as of October 1, 2017. I really wish to return this plant, or get some credit for it. What do you advice?
    Thanks, (360) 337-0861 ceciliakelloggkilmer@gmail.co

    Marginally Adequate Performed below expectations but may be willing to try again.
    CECILIA M KELLOGG-KILMER
    Sequim
    Washington
    United States
    1 year ago
  • I Love this ROS I glad it spreads seeds because I would want this all over my back yard!

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Helen
    West Warwick
    Rhode Island
    United States
    5 years ago
  • I originally had 3 of these in large pots, but 2 of them didn't make it, so I moved the survivor to a spot in the garden as a specimen plant last fall. It did well in my zone 7 garden, but the summer was very hot and dry. Now that Sept is here and it has cooled off and we've had more rain, it is in full bloom again and looks beautiful. It truly is pure white.

    Satisfactory Average performance, met expectations but not outstanding.
    k murdock
    Stevensville
    Maryland
    United States
    6 years ago
  • I have 2 of these plants and they are superb! They offer a nice perky green with spontaneous white stand-out flowers all over adding a nice shady backdrop to this little cozy area I am designing as a respite from the heat of the late afternoon/evening sun where I intend to sit and enjoy some of my time sipping Iced Tea drinks and watching my hummingbirds and butterflies. These look nice near my Little Duckling Clematis trellis and seem to enhance them. I have a little garden spot next to the side of a shed and then the Rose of Sharon bushes. To the left is a Red bud tree, and then a blue ice cypress to form a sort of squarish shady space with the front being open. I am hoping to complete this with some sort of nice picket fencing or so, a swing, and some stepping stones, a gazing ball, and a little attractive fountain for a relaxing area.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Jeannie Smith
    7 years ago
  • Satisfactory Average performance, met expectations but not outstanding.
    Russell Studebaker
    Illinois
    United States
    7 years ago
  • I was surprised at how vigorous and floriferous it is after becoming established. Lovely blossoms like Vera Wang wedding gowns. Enchanting!

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Carol
    Massachusetts
    United States
    7 years ago
  • Survived drought northeast summer for its first season and bloomed beautiful pure white flowers on dark green foliage. Watering well to ready for winter,hopefully next spring buds will return. Love it

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Eileen
    New York
    United States
    7 years ago
  • Gorgeous blooms! Grew fantastic this year!

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Loralea Kirby
    New Jersey
    United States
    7 years ago
  • Beautiful bloom. Healthy plant. Deer love it.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    H Pfeifer
    New Jersey
    United States
    7 years ago
Award Year Award Plant Trial
2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
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