Seminole Single Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Seminole'

Large, vibrant pink flowers 6 to 8 in. across appear on this evergreen shrub throughout the warm months. Excellent as a colorful screen, in containers and in the background of a shrub border.
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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
LoreIn Tahiti, women wear hibiscus flowers behind their ear, with its position indicating her marital status.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 8 to 10 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis magnificent large Hibiscus creates a beautiful blooming background for tropical perennials. An ideal specimen with abundant pink blossoms most of the year. Serves as an excellent screening plant and takes well to an informal hedge.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureGift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsGrow this Hibiscus with other exotic plants such as Windmill Palm (Trachycarpus fortunei), Hong Kong Orchid Tree (Bauhinia blakeana) and Black Bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra). An excellent accent for climbers like Camarillo FiestaTM Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea 'Monle') and the blue-flowering Royal CapeTM Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata 'Monott').

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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