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Learn about several plant varieties and zone information for each one.

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red hot hibiscus has large brilliant red flowers
Photo 3 of 10This tropical evergreen shrub has dark green leathery foliage and large brilliant red flowers.

Red Hot Hibiscus (3 of 10)

Plant in full sun to light shade
Plant in average to moist soil; water when dry; fertilize monthly during growing season
Height: 5-7 feet; Width: 3-5 feet
Hardy in USDA zones (8)9-11:
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.
Zone 11: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch to conserve moisture.

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