As seen in the "Indigo Gal" ad in magazines!
Unusual blue flowers for the late summer garden.
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.
Top reasons to grow Blue Chiffon rose of Sharon:
- Refined, rounded habit with soft, elegant stems
- Blue flowers with fluffy centers set few to no seeds
- Long blooming
Late season color for hedges, perennial or shrub borders, specimen and containers. This is a nice addition to the mixed border, and can also be used as a specimen plant for late summer interest. Excellent for hedging.
Grows in any soil unless it is either really wet or dry. Prune in early spring if desired. Can be heavily pruned, but this is not usually necessary. Prefers medium moisture. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer formulated for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application.