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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis


Shrub-like to small tree; 5-inch trumpet shaped flowers with prominent floral parts projecting from the petals; shiny dentate leaves.

Plant Form or Habit: arborial

Plant Use: large foliage floor plant

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: red, pink, yellow, white

Blooming Period: spring summer fall winter

Height: up to 15 feet

Width: variable

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Keep soil evenly moist; dry soil may result in bud drop; prune to keep shape; flowers last one day but are prolific.


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