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Red Night Blooming Hibiscus
(Hibiscus acetosella)
Red Night Blooming Hibiscus Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.
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Please note: This is a seasonal plant and only ships from March 19th while supplies last.

Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Lighting Direct Sun to Medium Shade
Placement Edge
Water Conditions 65-80° F, pH 6.5-7.5
Propagation Cuttings, Seeds
Max. Size 5'
Color Form Red
Origin Farm Raised
Family Malvaceae
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Add a touch of the exotics to your water garden with the Red Night Blooming Hibiscus. This hardy perimeter plant features jagged, maroon leaves and creates a stunning contrast to the light and dark green leaves or colored blooms of your other pond plants. Its most beautiful feature, however, are its deep red flowers, which bloom during the late summer nights and serve as a beacon to passing butterflies and hummingbirds at daybreak.

Native to the tropics, this fast growing, easily cared for plant can reach an impressive 5-feet tall and 3-feet wide in a single growing season. Because of its growth tendencies, the Red Night Blooming Hibiscus benefits from regular thinning and pruning. For best growth, plant in the marginal areas of your water garden in water 2" to 6" deep. Overall, this plant is sensitive to frost and should be cut to the ground before winter. Zones 7 to 11.

Approximate Purchase Size: 12" to 18"

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