Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos Summer Spice™ Creme de la Creme) in the Hardy Hibiscuses Database

Trade name information:
Series: Summer Spice™
Trade Name: Creme de la Creme
Cultivar name: 'Summer Spice Creme de la Creme'
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: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
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
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Serrated petal margins are not apparent in this example.

Photo gallery:
Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-09-28Serrated petal margins are not apparent in this example.
By DraDiana
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Serrated edge? by MrKGDickie Apr 1, 2020 1:27 AM 2
Hardy Hibiscus by clintbrown Sep 29, 2020 12:42 PM 2,609

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