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Hibiscus mutabilis 'Rubrum' /Single Confederate Rose

Hibiscus mutabilis 'Rubrum'    / Hibiscus mutabilis 'Rubrum'
Hot pink flowers in spring until frost in the fall with most blossoms occuring in autumnn
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Hot pink flowers in spring until frost in the fall with most blossoms occuring in autumnn

Is perhaps the hibiscus with the longest flowering period

A flower opening in early May as flowers buds set in short days of late winter and early spring

An overwintering plant that produced flowers in late April

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Scientific Name: Hibiscus mutabilis 'Rubrum'
Common Name: Single Confederate Rose
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A selection of the Condederate Rose that flowers in spring where winters are mild and for an extended period in fall until first freeze. It has single flowers in large numbers during the warm season. It is grown as an annual where hard freezes occur and makes plant for a large container. It may look quite ratty when the weather is cool and forst occur but will put on new growth in early spring.