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PlantFiles: Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Lagas Yellow'

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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: Lagas Yellow
Additional cultivar information: (aka Yellow Lagas)

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Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Red
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen

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:
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:

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Positive phoenixtropical On Mar 8, 2006, phoenixtropical from Mesa, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

Tropical hibiscus is fairly easy to grow in the Phoenix area. It takes both Summer and Winter tempertures well. It flowers almost all year and is especially productive in the Spring.

http://www.phoenixtropicals.com/hibiscus.html

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
Citrus Heights, California
Long Beach, California



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