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Hibiscus syriacus Blue Chiffon® (Notwoodthree') (Rose of Sharon)

Mounding bushes of lacy pale lavender blue blooms with thin magenta eyes flower on compact deep green ovate foliage. Each flower has a prominent and showy center staminal column. Slow growth rate.

*FLOWERING SHRUB OF THE YEAR 2020*

Blooms summer to early fall
8-12 ft tall x 6-10 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Deciduous

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP20574 CPBR3583

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Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant insignificant flowers
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Evergreen

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Late in the season, this deciduous shrub adds colour and interest to the landscape with its deep blue flowers complemented by dark green, glossy foliage. Compact mounded habit.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-2.5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Large golden-orange flowers bloom profusely in early spring and fall whole to the ground as they age, creating a carpet of gold on the ground. Upright habit.

Blooms early spring
6-8 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters that open lime-green, turn brilliant white during summer, then back to pale green as the season progresses, finally fading in the fall. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Neutral pH preference
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

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This deciduous shrub features clusters of long panicles covered in burgundy flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, pale pink flowers. Foliage of dark green, ovate-elliptic leaves may turn burgundy or bronze in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
6-10 ft tall x 5-10 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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This multi-stemmed deciduous shrub sports flat-topped corymbs of small white flowers give way to pink-red berry drupes. Lustrous foliage of dark green, ovate, serrated leaves fades to yellow before becoming shades of orange and burgundy. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- to late summer
6-8 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Large dinnerplate-sized blooms of bright buttery yellow with a crimson eye flower on compact deep green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to fall
4-6 ft tall x 5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Humidity tolerant
Deciduous

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Mounding bushes of soft magenta double blooms flower on compact deep green ovate foliage. Each flower has a prominent and showy center staminal column. Slow growth rate.

Blooms summer to early fall
8-12 ft tall x 6-10 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Deciduous

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