Kopper King Hardy Hibiscus

Hibiscus x moscheutos 'Kopper King'

Distinctive copper-red, lobed, maple-like leaves provide a striking backdrop to the huge, hollyhock-like light pink flowers with red veining and a bright red eye. This vigorous selection has a compact, rounded form and blooms over a long season, making it a perfect addition to the shrub or perennial border. Deciduous.
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Keep surface of soil moist, but not soggy.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeWhite flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleCottage, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep surface of soil moist, but not soggy.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Performs best in consistently moist soil. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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