Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Seminole Pink'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: rosa-sinensis (RO-sa-sy-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Seminole Pink
Hybridized by Seminole Nursery
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Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

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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:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Regional

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

Citrus Heights, California

Fountain Valley, California

Pasadena, California

San Leandro, California

Jacksonville, Florida

New Port Richey, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Zephyrhills, Florida

Kenner, Louisiana

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 30, 2011, sunkissed from Winter Springs, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

This plant has been in my garden for four seasons, and was a wonderful sight each summer with constant pink flowers. However in Central FL the last two winters hard freezes took it to the ground. It has come back from the freezes but hasn't flowered in two seasons, only gets green foliage that looks very healthy. I notice all Hibiscuses in my zone are coming back but not flowering. I guess it is just getting too cold in Central FL for this tender tropical anymore. If I try anymore Hibiscus it will be in a large pot that I can take inside the porch when temps dip below freezing...and they seem to be doing that more and more here.

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On Feb 28, 2003, Calalily from Deep South Coastal, TX (Zone 10a) wrote:

This is a very easy tropical hibiscus. It blooms almost year round if you bring it inside to a sunny location in the winter. The cuttings of this one root easily.