A picture of a Hibiscus toledo

Hibiscus toledo

Hibiscus toledo

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

1.5m

1.2m

Min

1.2m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Hibiscus toledo Overview

    This is a large and diverse genus with about 200 species, which includes hot-climate evergreen and deciduous shrubs and small trees; either annuals or perennials. Fully hardy to frost tender, min 5-15C. They need full sun and humus-rich, well drained soil. Water containerized specimens freely when in full growth, moderately at other times. Tip prune young plants to promote bushiness, cut back old plants hard in spring if required.

    Common problems with Hibiscus toledo

    How to propagate Hibiscus toledo

    Cuttings

    Seed in spring, shrubs and trees by greenwood cuttings in late spring. Semi-ripe cuttings in summer, perennials by division in autumn or spring.

    Seed

    Division

    Other uses of Hibiscus toledo

    Grown for their flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.