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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: Patent #US PP14,776

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'Robert Fleming' was a featured
Plant of the Day for March 28, 2016.

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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 26, 2012 2:31 PM

Only 3 ft. in height with refined "hydrangea-like" foliage and some of the darkest red, overlapping flowers available in a hardy hibiscus. The whole plant is very compact.


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bee Friends And Other Garden Guests - Chapter 5 by wildflowers Oct 2, 2016 9:51 AM 950
of the Day: Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Robert Fleming') by Horntoad Mar 27, 2016 6:01 PM 0
What is everyone doing to denote patented plants? by SongofJoy Feb 28, 2012 5:31 PM 26

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