Tropical Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Lady in Waiting'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus)
Species: rosa-sinensis (RO-sa-sy-NEN-sis)
Cultivar: Lady in Waiting
Hybridized by Black

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Bloom Color
Pale Pink

Bloom Time
Blooms repeatedly


Other details

Soil pH requirements
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information

Propagation Methods
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow