Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Brilliant'
Pronunciation: hi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Summer; nearly year-round in mild climates.|
|Mature Size||Grows to 12 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Banana (Musa); Lantana (Lantana); Cordyline (Cordyline); Canna (Canna); Phormium (Phormium)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.