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Rounded, bushy, evergreen, large shrub or small tree with hairless or slightly hairy shoots and ovate to broadly lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves, up to 15cm long, with toothed margins. Solitary, 5 petalled, bright crimson flowers, 10cm across, with yellow anthered red stamens, are produced from summer to autumn. Flowers color varies in cultivation, ranging from crimson to orange, yellow, or white. Origin in unknown, probably tropical Asia. Numerous cultivars have been raised, some with semi-double or double flowers. Grow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun. Hibiscus need long, hot summers to flower well.

Mature Size / Spread / Form   2 -3m / Spreading
Foliage Color Deep green / Various
Growth Rate Fast
Sunlight tolerance Medium
Wind tolerance Low
Salinity tolerance Low
Drought tolerance Low
Family name MALVACEAE