White Chiffon® Hibiscus 'Rose of Sharon'
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White Chiffon® Hibiscus 'Rose of Sharon'

White Chiffon® Hibiscus 'Rose of Sharon'

$62
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  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone' USPP 12,612

 

One reviewer describes the blooms of the ‘White Chiffon’ Hibiscus as “lovely blossoms like Vera Wang wedding gowns. Enchanting!” We love this hibiscus too, especially with its fluffy white flowers that seem to glow under the summer moonlight. Plan for this sun-loving shrub to have some room, as it can reach heights of 12 feet and widths of 8 feet! Imagine something of that size in full bloom! Consider surrounding ‘White Chiffon’ Hibiscus with drifts of evergreen shrubs such as ‘Autumn Twist’ Encore Azalea or ‘Cerise Charm’ Loropetalum for a colorful series of bloom. Dark green deciduous foliage. Sets little to no seed, so easy to maintain. An excellent plant for the mixed border or used as a specimen plant.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

Growing up my grandmother has lots of Rose of Sharon as these were called back then. They were heavy in the seed category therefore spreading all over the yard. These new refined Rose of Sharon do not spread in the invasive way that old varieties did. Plus, the flowers are much prettier and have more interest. I'm now using these plants in some of my landscapes for their summer blooms. Very nice!

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 10'
Mature Width: 10'
Flower Season: Summer
Sun: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 5 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Zone
Temp (C)
-20 to -10
5
-28.9 to -23.3
-10 to 0
6
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
7
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
8
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
9
-6.7 to -1.1

Hibiscus syriacus makes for good tea and food, among other usages such as cordage or medicine. There is information readily available for this species, as well as recipes. Please do your own research, and consume or use at your own risk. Expect mucilage from this okra relative.

J