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Chinese Hibiscus

Botanical Name
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Hardiness
Zones 9 to 11, annual elsewhere
Height
4 to 10 feet
Width
4 to 6 feet
Flowers
Summer to fall: white, yellow, peach, orange, red; double or single
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Protect from strong winds
  • Can overwinter as a houseplant
Problems
Aphids, mealybugs, mites, scale, whiteflies
Varieties
  • Cherry Mojito - velvet red flowers with dark centers
  • Light My Fire - golden orange flowers with red eye, 4-6' tall and wide
  • Mango Daiquiri - large 8" wide double purple flowers with golden yellow edges
  • Creole Lady - blue-purple blooms rimmed with apricot orange, 4-6' tall and wide
  • Multi-Tropic Yellow - golden yellow flowers on compact plants, 3-4' tall
  • Eye of Kali - bright yellow flowers with red and pink centers
  • Golden Halo - golden yellow blooms with reddish-pink centers
  • Nectar Pink - double pink blooms
  • Multi-Tropic Orange - bright orange flowers on compact plants
  • Black Dragon - burgundy flowers with black centers
  • Voodoo Queen - pink blooms with violet centers and burgundy throat maturing throughout the day to yellow petals with gray-lavender centers with a strawberry heart
  • Delta Dawn - scarlet-red star-shaped eye is surrounded by lavender to gray and pale yellow at the petals' edge

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