Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Doctor John Bashford'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: rosa-sinensis (RO-sa-sy-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Doctor John Bashford
Hybridized by Westerman
Registered or introduced: 2004
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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:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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