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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Painted Lady'

 

Painted Lady Hibiscus

A genus of hardy and tender annuals, evergreen and deciduous shrubs or small trees. The tender, evergreen species such as H. rosa-sinensis, are popular conservatory or house plants in temperate climates. These plants require winter protection in these cooler regions and can be grown as pot plants. The hardy species such as H. syriacus are suitable for annual or mixed borders. 'Painted Lady' has large rosy-pink blossoms with dark red throats and central protrusions of pistils and stamens.

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plant Features
  • Painted Lady Hibiscus likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Painted Lady Hibiscus likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Painted Lady Hibiscus is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Painted Lady Hibiscus likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Painted Lady Hibiscus

Latin name

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Painted Lady'

type

Evergreen shrub or small tree

family

Malvaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Painted Lady Hibiscus likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Painted Lady Hibiscus is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Painted Lady Hibiscus likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Painted Lady Hibiscus likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Painted Lady Hibiscus is 1.80meters x 2.30meters 1.80 M 2.30 M

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Painted Lady'

A genus of hardy and tender annuals, evergreen and deciduous shrubs or small trees. The tender, evergreen species such as H. rosa-sinensis, are popular conservatory or house plants in temperate climates. These plants require winter protection in these cooler regions and can be grown as pot plants. The hardy species such as H. syriacus are suitable for annual or mixed borders. 'Painted Lady' has large rosy-pink blossoms with dark red throats and central protrusions of pistils and stamens.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

This greenhouse variety should be planted in a greenhouse border or in 8-12 inch pots or tubs. Overwinter the plants between 7-10 degrees C. The plants, and particularly the variegated types, retain their foliage and remain colourful through the winter months if a temperature of of about 16C can be maintained and the compost is kept moist.

 

Flowering Season

From Mid Summer TO Mid Autumn

Hibiscus 'Rosa Sinensis' produces beautiful flowers from mid-summer to mid-autumn.

 
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