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Red Dragon® Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Mongon'

Pronunciation: hi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis
SKU #04150
10-11

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OVERVIEW
Description This handsome evergreen shrub displays a profusion of double, scarlet red blooms all summer long, backed by lush, glossy, dark green foliage. An outstanding selection for bold, exotic color in warm, sunny, tropical gardens. A versatile plant that is ideal as a hedge, screen, or background specimen. Well-suited to containers. A frost-tender evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Summer; nearly year-round in mild climates.
Mature Size Grows to 8 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas Place at a garden focal point for color that will draw the eye. Mix with other hibscus for tropical color effects. Surround it and back it with foliage plants to set off its hot colors. Use along paths for a strikingly colored allee.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Canna (Canna); Banana (Musa); Cordyline (Cordyline); Phormium (Phormium); Lantana (Lantana)
CARE
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; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize 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.

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.