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PlantFiles: Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Circle of Love'

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: rosa-sinensis (RO-sa-sy-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Circle of Love

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Toxicodendron On Jan 25, 2006, Toxicodendron from Piedmont, MO (Zone 6a) wrote:

Circle of Love is a free-blooming selection with a good upright habit. The flowers face upward, and are usually 6 inches in diameter. The center of the flower is dark maroon, then a bright pink area, fading to a light pink or even creamy edge. The flowers have consistently lasted 3 days, both on the plant or in a vase. It is not nearly as showy or large as some others, but it has been a reliable producer of long-lasting blooms.



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