Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Persimmon' /Persimmon Chinese Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Persimmon'   / Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Persimmon'
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Flower and foliage

Such an appropriate name for this striking hibiscus

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Scientific Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Persimmon'
Common Name: Persimmon Chinese Hibiscus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: One of the best of the Dupont introductions. It is in continuous flower in summer and fall with large, double, orange blossoms. It is used in containers, beds, patio and pool side plantings. May be cut back, dug and overwintered as a container plant and kept from freezing.