Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Brilliant'Item #4090 USDA Hardiness Zone: 10 - 11
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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. Frost-tender evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Vigorous grower to 8-10 ft. tall, 4-6 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 8-10 ft. tall, 4-6 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Hummingbirds, Bird Friendly, Fast Growing, Gift Plant, Year-round InterestFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Year-RoundFlower color:RedGarden styleTropicalCompanion PlantsCanna (Canna); Banana (Musa); Cordyline (Cordyline); Phormium (Phormium); Lantana (Lantana)
- CareCare InformationThrives in well-drained, enriched soils with neutral to slightly acidic pH. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.