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Strawberry Swirl Fleming Hibiscus

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Strawberry Swirl' PP #21,542

SKU
03473
Very large flowers with alternating deep pink and pale pink petals are a perfect addition to sunny perennial beds and mixed shrub borders. The stunning blooms are complemented by the lush green foliage on a strong, upright, rounded form. An herbaceous perennial; dies to the ground in winter, re-emerging in spring.
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Botanical Pronunciationhi-BIS-kus mos-KEW-tos
Average Size at MaturityModerately fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Specimen, Very Wet Areas
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Bee Balm (Monarda); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly to maintain moist soil; does not tolerate dry conditions well. Fertilize in early spring and regularly during the growing season. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance, and pinch stems back to promote bushier growth. Can be hard pruned to the ground in late winter to early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10

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