Hibiscus mutabilis

Cotton Rose, Confederate Rose Mallow

Many varieties in many colors and sizes. The large showy flowers come in shades of golden, pink, rose, yellow and orange, at times with colorful markings or double-petals. Some flowers grow to 1 foot across. The state flower of Hawaii, the tropical Chinese Hibiscus is often grown in containers. All are heat-loving and flower during the warmest months of the year. Prune to control shape and fertilize monthly during the growing season. Protect from wind. Insects and diseases can cause problems.
Hibiscus mutabilis, Cotton Rose, Confederate Rose Mallow
Opening white or pink and becoming red by evening, the 4 to 6-inch flowers bloom singly or in clusters. Acts like a perennial in colder climates.

Attributes - Hibiscus mutabilis

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Pink, Red, White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 10 ft. to 15 ft.

Width: 15 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Container Plants, Showy Flowers.

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