Blue Violet Chinese Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Blue Violet'

SKU
05693
This handsome tropical shrub displays large single blooms all summer long. Prefers a warm sunny location and exceptional drainage. Adds an exotic look to the garden. Versatile plant makes an ideal hedge, screen or background specimen. Well-suited to containers.
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10-11

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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
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Specimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsVerbena (Verbena); Passion Vine (Passiflora); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)

Thrives in well-drained, enriched soils with neutral to slightly acidic pH. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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