Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos Summerific™ Starry Starry Night) in the Hardy Hibiscuses Database

Trade name information:
Series: Summerific™
Trade Name: Starry Starry Night
Cultivar name: 'Starry Starry Night'
Common names:
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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
Soil pH Preferences: 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: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: 7 - 8 inch soft pink with darker pink veining and red eye.
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity 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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP27901

These are so perfect, they don't even look real.

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Plant Events from our members
tabbycat On August 12, 2019 Bloomed
Two 7" flowers opened pale pink with burgundy eye circled by burgundy eyelashes, petals are full circle & crinkled. This S.S.N. X Airbrush Effect showing pale color flowers & dark leaves of S.S.N.
tabbycat On June 25, 2019 Potted up
Ended up with crosses of Starry Starry Night with 4 other varieties that are now 12" & needed a gal. pot. Most have dark leaves so I can hardly wait for flowers.
tabbycat On February 28, 2019 Seeds sown
After soaking 2 days I planted 5 seeds each of 7 different crosses DraDiana made with Starry Starry Night.
tabbycat On February 25, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
Soaked 5 seeds each of 7 different crosses with 'Starry Starry Night' from DraDiana. Hoping for very dark leaves!
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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
2019 Groundhog's Day Seed Swap -- "Think Spring!" by critterologist Feb 3, 2019 8:55 PM 75
❤ Hibiscus moscheutos 'Luna Pink Swirl' ❤ by Gerris2 Jan 23, 2019 7:00 PM 20
Interspecific Hybrids of Hardy Hibiscus by Danita Sep 26, 2017 1:33 PM 11
What's Blooming 2017 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Jan 1, 2018 8:14 PM 1,563
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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