• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Upright, rounded shrub with very fast growth, 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Flowers
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hi-BIS-kus mos-KEW-tos
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Upright, rounded shrub with very fast growth, 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Red
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleTropical
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsSweetspire (Itea); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Hosta (Hosta); Iris (Iris); Clethra (Clethra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers rich, well-drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Avoid overly wet or dry conditions. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in spring and during growing season. May be pruned to the ground, late winter to early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

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