Vine-Leaved Kitaibelia (Kitaibelia vitifolia)

Also sold as:
Kitaibela vitifolia

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6.5 feet (2 m)
Plant Spread: 5 feet (1.5 m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: Germination is erratic
Depth to plant seed: 1 inch (3 cm)
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

This is the transplant now going into ground.

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Posted by CarolineScott (Calgary - Zone 4a) on Sep 7, 2014 12:23 PM

This plant is sometimes called Russian Hibiscus.

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aspenhill On May 19, 2012 Obtained plant
DG Jessica (gardadore) - qty 1
chelle On October 1, 2014 Transplanted
(2014 winter sown) large seedling planted NE corner of garage - for morning and late afternoon sun only.

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