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Hibiscus coccineus

Common Name(s):
Red hibiscus
Categories:
Native Plants, Perennials
Comment:

Flowers of red hibiscus are very large and striking, up to 6 in.wide. The the large, bold leaves add to the striking effect. It can be used in wet areas, such as beside ponds or in boggy areas.

Season:
mid to late summer
Height:
6-8 ft.
Flower Color:
deep red
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9
Propagation:
division, seed
Exposure:
full sun
Soil:
moist soils, tolerates poor drainage
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Eastern USA
Tags:
sun, perennial, summer, red

NCCES plant id: 728

Hibiscus coccineus Hibiscus coccineus
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Hibiscus coccineus Hibiscus coccineus
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Hibiscus coccineus Hibiscus coccineus
koizumi, CC BY-NC-ND - 4.0