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PlantFiles: Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Lemon Chiffon'

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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: Lemon Chiffon

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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 Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Dark/Black
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
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:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Todd_Boland On Jan 6, 2005, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

I saw this lovely Hibiscus in Hawaii, where, I believe, the hybrid was developed. The flowers are lemon-yellow on the outer portion of the petals but fades to a pale peach then finally nearly white when you reach the center of the flower. The effect is pleasing, subtle and very soft.



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