Flamenco Flame™ Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'MonHope'

Spectacular 4 to 5 inch, rich ruby red double flowers stand out against the lush, green foliage when temperatures are warm. Versatile plant for screening, background and containers. Evergreen.
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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
LoreHibiscus is a signature plant of the South Pacific. In Polynesia, the way a woman wears hibiscus flowers in her hair indicates marital status. Hibiscus flower tea has long been a favorite there and it is now commonly used to add zesty flavor to contemporary herbal tea blends.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 6 to 7 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasAn excellent high profile flowering shrub for entries and as colorful focal point. Perfectly sized for foundation planting along walls with windows high up or lacking any at all. Size also makes it a perfect plant for breaking up long fence lines with background foliage and color behind smaller plants. Large enough to make a good privacy screen that won't grow too tall, particularly in sideyards where windows look out on its foliage and flowers. Excellent front yard barrier hedge to separate your lot from the neighbors'. Plant to disguise swimming pool safety fences or surround a utility yard screening garbage cans from view.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Privacy Screen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCanna (Canna); Banana (Musa); Cordyline (Cordyline); Phormium (Phormium); Lantana (Lantana)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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