Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Pink Comet') in the Hardy Hibiscuses Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 2-3feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Single, pale to medium pink with pale pink to white reverse, multiple red and pink markings on both sides of petals.
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hardy Hibiscus Seedlings by DraDiana Nov 5, 2019 8:19 PM 154
Does anyone know what this is? by Nitsud Jul 26, 2019 1:42 PM 17
What's Blooming 2017 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Jan 1, 2018 8:14 PM 1,563
Summer Hibiscus Discussion by Horntoad Sep 22, 2016 6:01 PM 107
What's Blooming 2016 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Dec 31, 2016 10:07 PM 1,927
Hardy Hibiscus by clintbrown Jan 22, 2020 12:13 PM 2,085

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