Hibiscus or China Rose


Scientific name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Description: Multi-branching shrubs that can grow 6 feet or more unless drastically pruned. Dark green, glossy foliage varies in size and texture. Funnel-shaped flowers are 4-8 inches wide, single or double, in white, pink, red, yellow, orange or apricot.

Light: Bright light with some direct sunlight daily

Temperature: Normal room temperature during active growth period; temperatures around 55 degrees F during winter rest.

Methods of propagation: Use 3- to 4-inch-long tip cuttings in spring.

Comment: Excellent indoor varieties available.

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