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botanical name:
Hibiscus syriacus 'Lavender Chiffon'
Hibiscus syriacus 'Lavender Chiffon' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Mallow, Rose of Sharon
synonyms:  Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone'
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.40m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Double, lavender-mauve flowers with red central flares, about 10cm across, and late summer and early autumn. The large outer petals and a clustered smaller ones at the centre give an anemone-flowered appearance.

cultivation:
Reasonably fertile, humus-rich, moist, well drained soil in full sun. Performs best in areas with long hot summers.
Prune in early spring. On established plants, some old stems can be cut back hard.

propagation:
From cuttings.

other notes:
Hybrid raised by Dr. Roderick Woods, Cambridge, UK.

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