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PlantFiles: Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Night Fire'

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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: Night Fire

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

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

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:
Red
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

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)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive chiquitina On Sep 13, 2010, chiquitina from Rio Piedras,San juan
United States (Zone 11) wrote:

All varieties of Hibiscus are grown in Puerto Rico and are used in many ways including as hedges. They thrive in many types of soil and prefer direct sun.They can be reproduced easily from vegetative stock.

Regional...

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

Chula Vista, California
Muscoy, California
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Palm Bay, Florida
Port Charlotte, Florida
San Juan, Puerto Rico



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