Scientific Name : Hibiscus moscheutos
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Height : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Width : 24" (61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Huge flowers, extremely heat tolerant once established, large number of flowers on one plant, excellent perennial
Idea & Tips : Make sure to thoroughly water plant in fall to prepare for over-wintering. Cut back to the ground once the foliage has completely died in the fall, or early spring before they emerge. One of the last perennials to emerge in the spring as warm soil temperatures are needed.
: Plug crop time:
3 to 4 weeksTransplant to finish:
10 to 13 weeks
- Produces big, bushy, well-branched plants without pinching.
- Numerous 6 to 8-in./15 to 20-cm flowers.
- Ideal for large containers or in perennial gardens.
- Very responsive to PGRs.
- Higher germination than other seed varieties.