Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Lora') in the Tropical Hibiscuses Database

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Plant Habit:Shrub
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences:Mesic
Leaves:Evergreen
Flowers:Showy
Flower Time:Year Round
Uses:Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Other methods:Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators:Various insects
Containers:Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Hibiscuses of the Continental United StatesHibiscuses of the Continental United States
August 31, 2015

Many people are familiar with our native Hibiscus moscheutos. It is the source of many of the cultivars sold as Hardy Hibiscus, but there are many other species that grow here in the United States. Here is a look at the species that grow wild in the Continental United States.

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