Also known as: Texas Star, Swamp Hibiscus
A tall, native, woody-based perennial with linear lance shaped palmately, mid green leaves. In summer and early autumn, bears solitary, spreading, deep red flowers, 6 inch across. Grow in humus rich, moist but well drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Hibiscus needs long, hot summers to flower well.
Yearly Foliage: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 6-10
Light: Full Sun
Mature Growth: 8-10 feet high – 4 feet wide
Soil: Average, moist, well drained soil
Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Hummingbirds