Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Butterfly'
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.
This is a superb yellow cultivar of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.
Attributes - Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Butterfly'
Plant Type: Shrub
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Height: 5 ft. to 6 ft.
Width: 4 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Mealybugs, Scales, Whiteflies.
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