Hardy Hibiscus in Winter?

Answer Many people associate the large, brightly colored blooms of the hibiscus flower with the tropical flowers native to Hawaii. Hardy hibiscus varieties differ slightly from their tropical counterparts... Read More »

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How do I plant hardy hibiscus?

LocationChoose an area in the landscape that receives at least six to eight hours of sun daily. Hardy hibiscus are not fussy about soil type. Hardy hibiscus plants prefer soil that is not too dry, ... Read More »

How do I stake hardy hibiscus?

Stake hardy hibiscus plants by first spacing them out approximately 3 to 5 feet apart if they are in the ground. Because hibiscus roots grow shallow, they are subject to wind damage and staking is ... Read More »

Is Hardy Hibiscus a shrub?

The Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos) is a perennial shrub most commonly known as rose mallow, swamp mallow and rose-of-sharon. A Hardy Hibiscus reaches heights of 5 to 6 feet and produces white... Read More »

How do I grow hardy hibiscus?

SelectionChoose a hardy hibiscus type that grows well in your region. The H. syriacus is hardier and more tolerant of lower temperatures and adverse conditions than the delicate Hawaiian "Surf ride... Read More »