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Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Hawaiian Gina Marie'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: rosa-sinensis (RO-sa-sy-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Hawaiian Gina Marie
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

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:

Pale Pink

Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Veined

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 21, 2014, RosinaBloom from Waihi
New Zealand (Zone 1) wrote:

Hibiscus Hawaiian Gina Marie - described as being white, pink, crepey and satiny, with ruffled heavy texture - has been grafted to improve vigour and hardiness, increasing its tolerance to collar rot and phytophthora. This evergreen hibiscus needs to be grown in a sheltered place protected from frosts in rich, well drained soil.