Chinese Hibiscus

Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis

Sunshine Coast Plant Varieties
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Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis - Chinese Hibiscus - Noosa Landscaping Services

Chinese Hibiscus Description

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is a bushy, evergreen shrub or small tree growing 2.5–5 m (8–16 ft) tall and 1.5–3 m (5–10 ft) wide.

The plant has a branched taproot.

Its stem is aerial, erect, green, cylindrical, and branched.

Its leaves are simple and petiolate, with alternate phyllotaxy.

Chinese Hibiscus Maintenance

Hibiscus don’t like to dry out and prefer an evenly moist root ball.

After planting in the ground, it is important to give supplemental water the first year as needed until the plant is well established.

When potting, choose a container that is sized to the plant.

Chinese Hibiscus Alternative Names

Hawaiian hibiscus.