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Hibiscus Rosa-sinensis 'Ruby Red'

 

Hibiscus 'Ruby Red'

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. Rosa sinensis - Hibiscus 'Ruby Red' bears large ruby-red flowers, with the reverse of the petals shimmering with gold. Leaves are dark, glossy green with serated edges.

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plant Features
  • Hibiscus Ruby Red likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Hibiscus Ruby Red likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Hibiscus Ruby Red is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Hibiscus Ruby Red likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Hibiscus 'Ruby Red'

Latin name

Hibiscus Rosa-sinensis 'Ruby Red'

type

Evergreen shrub or small tree

family

Malvaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Hibiscus Ruby Red likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Hibiscus Ruby Red is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Hibiscus Ruby Red likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Hibiscus Ruby Red likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Hibiscus Ruby Red is 1.00meters x 1.50meters 1.00 M 1.50 M

Hibiscus Rosa-sinensis 'Ruby Red'

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. Rosa sinensis - Hibiscus 'Ruby Red' bears large ruby-red flowers, with the reverse of the petals shimmering with gold. Leaves are dark, glossy green with serated edges.


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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