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Hibiscus Sunset Yellow in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Sunset Yellow'

 

Hibiscus Sunset Yellow

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. 'Sunset Yellow' has glossy leaves and solitary flowers in summer and autumn. The 5-petaled flowers are 10 cm in diameter, yellow in colour with a dark red center with prominent orange-tipped anthers. It does not tolerate temperatures below 10C.

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plant Features
  • Hibiscus Sunset Yellow likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Hibiscus Sunset Yellow likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Hibiscus Sunset Yellow is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Hibiscus Sunset Yellow likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Hibiscus Sunset Yellow

Latin name

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Sunset Yellow'

type

Evergreen shrub or small tree

family

Malvaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Hibiscus Sunset Yellow likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Hibiscus Sunset Yellow is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Hibiscus Sunset Yellow likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Hibiscus Sunset Yellow 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 Sunset Yellow is 1.50meters x 2.50meters 1.50 M 2.50 M

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Sunset Yellow'

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. 'Sunset Yellow' has glossy leaves and solitary flowers in summer and autumn. The 5-petaled flowers are 10 cm in diameter, yellow in colour with a dark red center with prominent orange-tipped anthers. It does not tolerate temperatures below 10C.


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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