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Lavender Chiffon has a dreamy effect in the landscape, with large, lavender flowers and ruffly, lacy centers that butterflies and hummingbirds adore. This award-winning hibiscus goes beyond its pretty surface to offer heat- and drought-tolerance and deer-resistance: major perks for such gauzy looking blooms!
Wow! What a beautiful new addition to this staid, old-fashioned plant group! 'Lavender Chiffon'® sports big, single lavender flowers with lacy, frilly center from early August through September creating a unique, new look for hibiscus flowers. Strong growing and long blooming, this plant is the perfect way to attract attention to a late summer landscape.
Blooms in late summer. Grows in any soil unless it is either really wet or dry. Prune in late fall or early spring. Can be heavily pruned, but this is usually not necessary. Prefers medium moisture. Deciduous shrub. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application. A supplemental dose of liquid fertilizer may be needed in mid summer.