Amour Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Amour'

SKU
04080
This handsome evergreen shrub displays large single blooms all summer long. Prefers a warm sunny location and exceptional drainage. Adds an exotic, tropical look to the garden. Versatile plant makes an ideal hedge, screen or background specimen. Well suited to containers.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis
LoreThis handsome shrub displays bright showy orange blooms all summer-long. Adds an exotic, tropical look to the garden. Heat and sun loving. Versatile plant makes an ideal hedge, screen or background specimen. Well suited to containers. Evergreen
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasHibiscus is the most colorful and versatile shrub for frost-free zones because it blooms practically year-round. With its healthy, glossy foliage and large size, it's perfect as a background shrub, hedge or screen. Plant as a specimen to highlight entries or gateways. A good cover for bare walls and spaces between windows. Most charming when trained into a patio tree and planted in large pots stuffed with annual color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsLantana (Lantana); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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