• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slowly reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Bright Tropical Flowers
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hi-BIS-kus ro-ZA-si-NEN-sis
    Plant type:Shrub, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Orange
    Garden styleTropical
    Companion PlantsPlumbago (Plumbago); Orchid Tree (Bauhinia purpurea); Cuphea (Cuphea); Cordyline (Cordyline); Jasmine (Trachelospermum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in well-drained, enriched soils with neutral to slightly acidic pH. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a general fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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