Sometimes you just get lucky. We found this improved, darker colored branch sport on Lavender Chiffon plant growing right at the nursery entrance. The flower color is a richer, darker lavender and thus replaces the older version.
Rose of Sharon generally has high fertility needs and may benefit from yearly applications of a granular fertilizer formulated for flowering shrubs.
Not finicky about soil - any well-drained site will do.
Regular pruning is not required. May be trimmed, pruned, or shaped as desired in early spring.
Specimen; hedge; foundation plantings; mixed borders; screening.