General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 8 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP: 20574 Can. PBRAF

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Blue Chiffon™
Cultivar name: 'Notwood3'
Common names
  • Rose of Sharon
  • Hibiscus
  • Althea
Also sold as:
  • Notwoodthree

'Notwood3' was a featured
Plant of the Day for March 2, 2016.
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Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Date: 05-23-2022
Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7A
Date: 6/27/15
Rose of Sharon Blue Chiffon, blooming early
Location: North East Iowa
Date: 2019-07-15
Location: West Central Tx 
Date: 2023-05-26
Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7A
Date: 6/29/15
Rose of Sharon Blue Chiffon showing its blue colors.photo taken a
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-11-19
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodthree', 2017,  BLUE CHIFFON™ [Rose of
Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7A
Date: 6/27/15
Rose of Sharon Blue Chiffon with bee
Location: NJ
Date: 2018-07-09
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-11-19
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodthree', 2017,  BLUE CHIFFON™ [Rose of
Location: DeLand Florida
Date: 2014-05-14
The only time they really get a true blue in them is when the flo
Location: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-07-16
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-07-26
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-07-26
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-07-26
Location: DeLand Florida
Date: 2014-05-14
Truly freeze hardy here. A wonderful durable Hibiscus family memb
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-25

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Photo courtesy of Proven Winners
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-07-26
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-11-19
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodthree', 2017,  BLUE CHIFFON™ [Rose of
Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7A
Date: 6/29/15
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Rose of Sharon Blue Chiffon - Cultivar Comments by Njiris Jun 28, 2015 11:33 AM 1
Color of Blue Chiffon flowers by Njiris Jun 29, 2015 9:57 PM 0

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