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More Foliage, More Flowers

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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rose hibiscus has red, maroon or white flowers
Photo 1 of 14Tropical evergreen shrub; dark green leathery foliage and large red, maroon or white flowers

Rose Hibiscus (1 of 14)

Plant in full sun to light shade
Plant in average to moist soil; water when dry; fertilize monthly during growing season
Height: 7-15 feet; Width: 6-8 feet
Hardy in USDA zones (8)9-10:
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch especially in fall; may be marginally hardy in this zone and die back to the ground during a frost.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch to conserve moisture.
Zone 10: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch to conserve moisture.

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