• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Exquisite Summer Flowers
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hi-BIS-kus mos-KEW-tos
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing
    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
    Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly to maintain moist soil; does not tolerate dry conditions well. Fertilize in early spring and regularly during the growing season. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance, and pinch stems back to promote bushier growth. Can be hard pruned to the ground in late winter to early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.

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