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Crown of Bohemia Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Crown of Bohemia'

SKU
04103
A beautiful shrub valued for its golden yellow, fully double blooms with deep orange-red throats and lush, glossy green foliage. Summertime blooms create a very showy accent specimen. Adds tropical flair to containers for patios and courtyards. A frost-tender evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis
LoreIt was French impressionist painter Paul Gauguin who so often depicted this flower in Tahitian scenes.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer; nearly year-round in mild climates.
Design IdeasPlant next to patios, entries and in courtyards, where its beauty can be accentuated with flowers beneath and vines overhead. With its glossy, dense foliage, this Hibiscus creates a solid hedge or screen. Plant as a specimen to highlight entries or gateways. Very good choice against cream-colored plaster or stucco walls. A good cover for unsightly side yard fences 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, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsFountain Grass (Pennisetum); Lantana (Lantana); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Plumbago (Plumbago)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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