Scientific Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:Chinese hibiscusTexture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:MalvaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Flowering pot plant, Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: South Asia / India Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Heavily veined, Lustrous, Ovate, Lacerate
Flowers: Floriferous, White, Yellow, Pink, Red, Dark-red, Purple, Orange, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Mar- Apr- May- Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
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Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Indoor plant, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves obovate, serrated, very dark green, glossy; flower solitary with bright petals of any colour (white, red, yellow, pink etc).