Brilliant Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Brilliant'

SKU
04090
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. Vigorous growth provides good cover for bare walls and spaces between windows. A frost-tender evergreen.
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10-11

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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityGrows to 12 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer; nearly year-round in mild climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBanana (Musa); Lantana (Lantana); Cordyline (Cordyline); Canna (Canna); Phormium (Phormium)

Thrives in well-drained, enriched soils with neutral to slightly acidic pH. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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