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PlantFiles: Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'The Pearl'

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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: The Pearl

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Suitable for growing in containers

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

Patent Information:
Patented

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

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive munteus On Apr 13, 2014, munteus from Brisbane
Australia wrote:

Mother"Cele Niffenegger" x father" Norman Lee" hybridised by Troy Hutto ,listed in USA FL.
Outstanding bloom



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