Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Monoon'
Pronunciation: hi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis
|Description||This handsome heat and sun loving shrub produces a profusion of bright yellow double blooms all summer long. The lush, glossy, dark-green foliage is ideal for use as a hedge, screen, or background specimen. Adds an exotic, tropical flair to containers for patios and courtyards. A frost-tender evergreen.|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Nearly year-round in frost-free regions.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||Hibiscus's impressive flowers whisper of exotic nights and Polynesian delights. It deserves a spot by an entrance or gateway, massed along a walkway, or grouped with other shrubs of contrasting colors. Can be container grown for patio use and brought into a sunny, warm porch for the winter in colder climates.|
|Companion Plants||Canna (Canna); Banana (Musa); Cordyline (Cordyline); Phormium (Phormium); Lantana (Lantana)|
|Care||Thrives in well-drained, enriched soils with neutral to slightly acidic pH. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose 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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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.