Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Lagas Yellow'

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)

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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

Regional

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

Mesa, Arizona

Citrus Heights, California

Long Beach, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.

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