Seminole Single Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Seminole'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||hi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis|
|Lore||In Tahiti, women wear hibiscus flowers behind their ear, with its position indicating her marital status.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing to 8 to 10 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Gift Plant|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Grow 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