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PlantFiles: Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow
Hibiscus moscheutos 'Cranberry Punch'

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: moscheutos (mos-KEW-tos) (Info)
Cultivar: Cranberry Punch
Additional cultivar information: (PP15091, aka Whit XX)
Hybridized by Whitcomb; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral geneivy On Sep 29, 2008, geneivy from Kyle, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Plant patent held by Dr. Carl Whitcomb of Lacebark inc. 'Cranberry Punch' is a registered trademark and the plant patent # is 15,091

Neutral Gabrielle On Feb 4, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

New variety with ox-blood red 5" flowers with 5 overlapping petals on 24-30" plants. Dark green leathery foliage forms a low mound with a 3' or more spread. Attracts hummingbirds.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Farmersburg, Indiana
Temple, Texas



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