Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Brilliant'Item #4090 USDA Hardiness Zone: 10 - 11
This hot-red Hibiscus will be the most potent color in your garden! Adds interest to far-away spots, or plant closer to get a good look at the huge flowers. Plant as a specimen to highlight entries or gateways. A good cover for bare walls and spaces between windows.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Vigorous grower to 8 to 10 ft. tall; 4 to 6 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:hi-BIS-kus ro-ZA-si-nen-sisPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Vigorous grower to 8 to 10 ft. tall; 4 to 6 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Year-roundFlower color:RedFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleTropicalCompanion PlantsCanna (Canna); Banana (Musa); Cordyline (Cordyline); Phormium (Phormium); Lantana (Lantana)
- CareCare InformationProvide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.