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Hibiscus schizopetalus/Fringed Hibiscus

Hibiscus schizopetalus / Hibiscus schizopetalus
One of the most exotic flower forms of hibiscus
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One of the most exotic flower forms of hibiscus

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Scientific Name: Hibiscus schizopetalus
Common Name: Fringed Hibiscus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: The flowers hang from the branches like lanterns, they have five petals and a long stamen that separates into five parts. Hummingbirds feed on its nectar. Like many hibiscuses its flowers best in warm weather after the days are short. Whitefly attack its foliage.