PlantsHardy Hibiscuses→Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Heartthrob')

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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
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Flower color is actually darker than picture.

'Heartthrob' was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 13, 2016.

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Thinning out my clumps DAYLILY SALE! by celestialrose May 18, 2020 7:22 AM 34
What's Blooming - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Oct 19, 2021 5:59 PM 5,010
What's Blooming 2017 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Jan 1, 2018 8:14 PM 1,563
Fall 2016 Hibiscus Discussion by Horntoad Dec 21, 2016 5:28 PM 34
Summer Hibiscus Discussion by Horntoad Sep 22, 2016 6:01 PM 107
of the Day: Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Heartthrob') by Horntoad Apr 12, 2016 6:01 PM 0
What's Blooming 2016 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Dec 31, 2016 10:07 PM 1,927
What New Perennials Do You Want? by clintbrown Jul 3, 2015 10:51 AM 68
Hardy hibiscus by crittergarden Aug 19, 2014 6:24 PM 8
Hardy Hibiscus by clintbrown Oct 2, 2021 5:31 PM 2,854

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