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Plants and Zones

Here's a list of 12 plant varieties and their ideal situation for specific zones.

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Brilliant Yellow Hibiscus(10 of 12)

- Tropical evergreen shrub; dark green leathery foliage and large yellow flowers.
- 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) 9-11

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.

Zones 9-11: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch to conserve moisture.

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