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Hibiscus 'My Valentine'

Hardy Hibiscus

Plant Type: Perennial
FULL sun to MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade

Deep reddish black buds open to huge 8-9", pure velvety red flowers July to September above bright green, maple-like foliage. This selection is an improved H. ‘Fireball’ with extended blooming period and a more compact, full mounding habit.


Height

48"

Spread

42-48"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Outstanding large landscape accent featured as specimen or planted in mass.

Hibiscus 'My Valentine' Plant Care:

Prefers consistently moist, highly fertile, slightly acidic soil in full sun. Keeping plants watered will result in larger flowers and lush foliage. Late to emerge.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Hardy Hibiscus Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant

Hardy Hibiscus Additional Information

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