Erin Rachel Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Erin Rachel'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||hi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer; nearly year-round in mild climates.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Houseplant, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Gift Plant, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Bright Tropical Flowers|
Thrives in well-drained, enriched soils with neutral to slightly acidic pH. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a general fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11