Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Diamond Head'
Butterfly Chinese Hibiscus, Deep Red 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.
Excellent for containers because of its compact growth, this Hibiscus has large, deep red, double flowers.
Attributes - Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Diamond Head'
Plant Type: Shrub
Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Fall
Flower Color: Red
Height: 4 ft. to 6 ft.
Width: 5 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 9, 10
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Mealybugs, Powdery Mildew, Root Rot, Scales, Spider Mites, Whiteflies.
Hibiscus moscheutos, Hibiscus mutabilis, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Butterfly', Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Fullmoon', Hibiscus syriacus, Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens', Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana', Hibiscus syriacus 'Jeanne d'Arc', Hibiscus syriacus 'Minerva', Hibiscus syriacus 'Purple', Hibiscus syriacus 'White'