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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Hoochie Coochie'

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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: Hoochie Coochie
Hybridized by Dupont; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2007

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Red
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

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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Positive milgarden11 On May 10, 2011, milgarden11 from Brighton, MI wrote:

Purchased my Hibiscus in spring of 2010 and have had great results. Brought in the house to survive over winter, and it never stopped blooming!! I would like to purchase more, is there anyone out there who has good luck in wintering over Hibiscus?

Regional...

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

Muscoy, California
Fox Chase, Kentucky
Brookside Village, Texas



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