Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon
|Mature Height||6-10 Feet|
|Mature Width||4-5 Feet|
|Shipping Restriction||AZ, OR|
The Chiffon series just got more exciting with the addition of this blue-flowered selection. It has the same vigorous growth and lacy blooms, but with large, single blue flowers. Each is adorned with a lacy center to create an anemone-like bloom. Bold yet delicate, Blue Chiffon is a star in the garden from late summer to fall. The distinctive flower color complements many popular late summer perennials.
- Rounded growth habit with soft, elegant stems
- Long Blooming blue to purple blooms
- Heat, drought, and salt tolerant
- Attracts butterflies, birds, and hummingbirds
How To Plant A Blue Chiffon Rose Of Sharon
Plant this shrub in spring and pick a spot that has well drained, acidic soil and gets full sun to part shade explosure in grow zones 5-9. Dig a hole the size of the rootball and plant so the stems are at the surface of the soil. Water well when planting to ensure proper moisture to the roots and prune or deadhead to encourage new growth once established.
When Does This Shrub Bloom?
Expect a show from mid-summer to fall on these beautiful bloomers which will attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden or mixed bed.
How Should I Prune A Blue Chiffon?
These shrubs dont really need to be pruned as the flowers are spent after a day of blooming. Deadheading and pruning is done in early spring by some to encourage new growth and maintain the shape of the bush.
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