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PlantFiles: Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'High Voltage'

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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: High Voltage

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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:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Veined

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Mother "Spring Break"x father"Victoria" hybridized by Elaine&Russ Scobey.Listed and registered in USA ,FL 2002.Bloom extra large >8ins\200mm.Bush size low to 1 m.

Regional...

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

San Clemente, California
San Dimas, California
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Palm Bay, Florida



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