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Hibiscus

Hibiscus spp.

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H6-H2

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

5m

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Overview

    Hibiscus is a genus of deciduous or evergreen shrubs and trees or annual and perennial herbaceous plants in the Malvaceae family with a wide distribution throughout warm temperate, subtropical and tropical regions worldwide. There are around 240 accepted species in this genus, distinguished by their large, showy trumpet-shaped flowers that come in a range of colours. Some species are cultivated as garden plants, notably H. syriacus or the rose of sharon, which is popular in temperate zones.

    Common problems

    Propagation

    Division

    Cuttings

    Special Features

    Attractive flowers