This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.
The blooms on this tree are quite a beautiful sight. it's not every day you get to see something like this, even when you live in the countryside. It gives off a very natural beauty.
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Red Hibiscus is grown for its excellent, showy flowers.
The flowers of H. coccineus are brilliantly red. The flowers appear from midsummer til almost fall. The shrub can be used as part of a herbaceous border, or a hedge or to sprawl over a fence or a wall.
Red Hibiscus is a narrow, upright shrub
It has lobed leaves that are about six inches wide and vast, funnel-shaped leaves that can grow from five to six inches across. The plant prefers full sun and evenly moist soil that should be amended now and again with compost. Through it can stand some light shade, it will bloom more profusely if it’s in full sun. The plant can also tolerate some air pollution and can be planted close to parking lots. As a hedge, it should be planted about three feet apart.
Red Hibiscus grows about 2 feet per year
Zone: 5 to 9
Mature Height: Six to eight feet tall
Mature Width: Three feet
Growth/year: 2 feet per year
Sunlight: Full sun to light shade
Soil conditions: Well-drained, damp or moist
Botanical name: Hibiscus coccineus
Red Hibiscus ships as Bare Root