Dave Fleming Hibiscus

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Dave Fleming' PP #21,392

SKU
03471
Very large, hot ruby red flowers with contrasting yellow stamens add tropical flair to the garden - an instant summer garden makeover! Rare maroon-tinted foliage on an upright, rounded form provides an attractive backdrop to the showy blooms. A perfect addition to beds and borders. An herbaceous perennial.
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4-10

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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus mos-KEW-tos
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Specimen, Very Wet Areas
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsSweetspire (Itea); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Hosta (Hosta); Iris (Iris); Clethra (Clethra)

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly to maintain moist soil; does not tolerate dry conditions well. Fertilize in early spring and regularly during the growing season. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance, and pinch stems back to promote bushier growth. Can be hard pruned to the ground in late winter to early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10

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