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PlantFiles: Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis
Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis 'Doctor John Bashford'

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: Rosa Sinensis
Cultivar: Doctor John Bashford
Hybridized by Alfred Westerman

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

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

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Leathery-Textured

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

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Mother"Penny Sue" x father "Sunshower" Bloom size 18-20 cm, Hybridised by Alfred Westerman. Registered in Australia



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