Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Chinese Hibiscus, Tropical Hibiscus

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 rosa-sinensis, Chinese Hibiscus, Tropical Hibiscus
This leafy shrub grows vigorously, with glossy green foliage and many bright single or double flowers from spring to fall. Many varieties and flower colors are available.

Attributes - Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Orange, Pink, Red, White, Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6 ft. to 15 ft.

Width: 12 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Mealybugs, Scales, Whiteflies.

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