Hibiscus rosa-sinensis '~Species'

Chinese Hibiscus, Hawaiian Hibiscus, Tropical Hibiscus, China Rose, Rose-of-China, Shoe Black

Family: Malvaceae Mallow


Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Orange, pink, red, salmon, white, yellow
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, hedge, standard, seashore, specimen
Height 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Spread 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, vase
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive