Stolen Kiss Cajun Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Stolen Kiss'
Full sun, Partial sun
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||This selection comes from an extensive breeding program at Dupont Nursery in southern Louisiana. With a mission to create new and dramatic cultivars of tropical Hibiscus that are also tough, resilient, strong growing plants, this breeding program is headed by Bobby Dupont and Father Robert Gerlich, an avid hibiscus breeder, professor of history at Loyola University and President of the New Orleans Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring through summer; nearly year-round in mild climates.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Poolside, Specimen, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Gift Plant, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Requires well drained soil. Avoid harsh afternoon sun in hot summer climates. Protect from frost. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11