Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Whirlwind'

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

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 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:

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Regional

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

San Diego, California

Wake Forest, North Carolina

College Station, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 17, 2009, AuntAnne from College Station, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is a beautiful hibiscus. I'm heartbroken to say that mine didn't survive the winter of 2007. It blooms A LOT. And generally multiples similtaneously. There were always blooms to greet me each morning. It was very forgiving of heat, not so of cold. It is very difficult to find.