Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Disco Belle Pink') in the Hardy Hibiscuses Database

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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
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
Child plants: one child plant


Beloved Around the World: the HibiscusBeloved Around the World: the Hibiscus
September 3, 2015

Love for hibiscuses extends literally around the world. There are several hundred species in this large genus of flowering annuals and perennials. Here we'll focus on three main flower types, three species, and their distinctive characteristics.

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'Disco Belle Pink' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 9, 2015.

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Posted by threegardeners (Brockville, Ontario, Canada - Zone 5a) on Sep 29, 2011 1:07 PM

Ontario, Canada...Zone 5a

This is one of the last of my perennials to emerge in the Spring. Just when you start thinking it died over the winter, give it 2 more weeks.

A real show stopper! people stop their cars to take pictures of this one.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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can anyone tell me about this plant by SBACKMAN Sep 6, 2016 2:12 PM 5
of the Day: Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Disco Belle Pink') by Horntoad Dec 8, 2015 6:01 PM 0
What Type of Rose Mallow Hibiscus do I have by linjarvis Sep 25, 2015 9:39 AM 7

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