Empire Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Empire'

SKU
4111
This handsome shrub displays bright showy single blooms all summer-long. Adds an exotic, tropical look to the garden. Performs best in warm temperatures. Versatile plant makes an ideal hedge, screen or background specimen. Well suited to containers. Evergreen.
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10 - 11

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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
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasPlant this orange-red Hibiscus next to patios, entries and in courtyards, where its beauty can be accentuated with flowers beneath and vines overhead. With its dense, glossy foliage, this Hibiscus creates a solid hedge or screen. Plant as a specimen to highlight entries or gateways. Very good choice against plaster or stucco walls. Reliable cover for unsightly side yard fences and spaces between windows. Most charming when trained into a patio tree and planted in large pots stuffed with annual color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Houseplant, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureSummer Flowering

Provide a site with well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune semi-annually to maintain form.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11

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