General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Creamy white with burgundy eye
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
4"-5"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Scarify or soak to hasten germination.
Needs specific temperature: Sow at 71-75F
Days to germinate: Should germinate in a few weeks
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Neches River Rosemallow
  • Hibiscus

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