Hibiscus (Hibiscus indicus) in the Hibiscus Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 8 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 4 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 9, 2012 3:34 PM

This Hibiscus plant was introduced to India and Indonesia over 200 years ago.

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