Hibiscus coccineus 'Alba'/White Star of Texas Hibiscus

Hibiscus coccineus 'Alba' / Hibiscus coccineus 'Alba'
Grow this hibiscus in full sun
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Grow this hibiscus in full sun

Has pure white flower unlike the plant it sported from which had a red one

Large white flower is spectacular in hot landscape site

Plant with several stages of flower development

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Scientific Name: Hibiscus coccineus 'Alba'
Common Name: White Star of Texas Hibiscus
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Spring, Summer
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Comments: This is a sport of the Star of T exas hibiscs, which has a bright red flower. This plant should grow in the same areas as does its parent. It is found along ditches, swamps, marshes and streams in the southeastern part of the US. Flowers last but one day, but the plant flowers for several weeks if growth conditions are average to good.