The Path Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'The Path'

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Dramatically ruffled and tufted buttercup yellow flowers having bright pink centers. Each blossom to 7 inches across. This is the traditional South Pacific looking flower that became popular in early 20th century California and Florida. An outstanding selection for bold color in tropical gardens and retro look. A stand alone in foundation planting against tall blank walls. Makes excellent hedge or screen. Moderate to fast growth 6 to 8 feet tall, 5 to 5 feet wide.
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10 - 11

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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus ROH-zuh si-NEN-sis
LoreIt was French impressionist painter Paul Gauguin who so often depicted this flower in Tahitian scenes.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer; nearly year-round in mild climates.
Design IdeasThis unique, double-ruffled golden Hibiscus is beautiful as a foundation planting along buildings and fence lines. It can be accented with hot-colored flowers and vines for a festive composition. Makes a solid hedge or plant as a specimen at entries and gateways. Most charming when trained into a patio tree and planted in large pots stuffed with annual color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Houseplant, Poolside, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureStunning 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.

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