Also known as: Variegated Tropical Hibiscus
Brilliant show stopper with single scarlet red flowers, variegated white and green foliage. Blooming from mid summer to autumn, needs warm summers days for blooming. Strong growing, woody base perennial or shrub. Attracting hummingbirds, butterflies and bees.
Hibiscus is used for dried flowers and people love Hibiscus Tea!
Yearly Foliage: Perennial – Flowering Shrub
Hardiness Zone: 9-10 (zone 8 with winter protection)
Light: Full Sun-Partial Shade
Mature Growth: 4-8 feet high – 3-4 feet wide
Soil: Average, rich in humus, moist, well drained
Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees
Plant Size when available: 1 Quart, 1 Gallon