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Hardy Hibiscus

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Hardy Hibiscus

Hibiscus moscheutos

Certified Organic Seed

Bring the tropics to your yard.
Ships January 1st, 2017

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These beautiful shrubs are hardy to zone 4! In the first year of growth from seed, our plants reached 48" high and had several blooms. In the second year, each plant was absolutely covered in 6" flowers. Starting Hardy Hibiscus from seed can take some time, be patient and expect a few plant losses. You time and effort will be rewarded for year to come.

Quick Facts

Spacing in Row 36 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Planting Depth ¼ inch
Days to Germination 25 days
Days to Maturity 1 to 2 years
Height at Maturity 4 feet
Width at Maturity 3 feet

How to Grow

Start Hibiscus seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost is predicted. Soaking seeds overnight in warm water is recommend. Nick the seed with a razor blade before sowing. Sow the flower seeds into small pots or starters and lightly cover the seed and keep moist, but not soggy. Keep the temperature consistently warm and the soil consistently moist After seedlings have developed and there are several sets of true leaves and the stems have begun to harden and become woody, the plants can be moved to larger pots or to a protected place in the garden. These young Hibiscus plants should be introduced to the sun gradually over several days.

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