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Hibiscus 'Sultry Kiss'

Hardy Hibiscus

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

Deep red buds open to magenta-red flowers. Huge 9-11" blooms appear all the way up the stem in July and August. Lobed, maple-like, dark green foliage is bronze when it emerges and forms a small shrub.


Height

48-60"

Spread

60"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

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

Hibiscus 'Sultry Kiss' 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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