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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 Color: Bi-Color: white with a red center
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


'Disco Belle White' was a featured
Plant of the Day for January 29, 2016.

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Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Jan 23, 2012 10:59 AM

This plant takes forever to show itself in the spring. In my area (zone 5) it dies back 100% to the ground. It emerges in mid-late June and starts to blossom about 2 months later. Bees love the blooms. This is NOT a xeric plant. It does NOT like to get dried out, needs moisture pretty often. Mine is about 2 years old and only gets to be about 3' tall. The blooms are about 8-9" across. The blooms are short-lived, they die daily.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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of the Day: Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Disco Belle White') by Horntoad Jan 29, 2016 1:36 PM 1
What cultivar of Hibiscus is this? by tracey8165 Aug 25, 2014 8:02 PM 3
Hibiscus by Mickey Nov 17, 2012 10:02 PM 30

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