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Hibiscus Rosella in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Hibiscus sabdariffa

 

Hibiscus 'Rosella'

A tropical hibiscus which prefers warm climates. Rosella is an annual shrub to 1.5 m high with large leaves and attractive yellow hibiscus-like flowers. Rosellas are easy to grow, most soil types are suitable, provided they are rich and well-drained. Plenty of water is needed to maintain growth.

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plant Features
  • Hibiscus Rosella likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Hibiscus Rosella likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Hibiscus Rosella is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Hibiscus Rosella likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Hibiscus 'Rosella'

Latin name

Hibiscus sabdariffa

type

Evergreens

family

Malvaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Hibiscus Rosella likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Hibiscus Rosella is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Hibiscus Rosella likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Hibiscus Rosella likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Hibiscus Rosella is 1.50meters x 1.50meters 1.50 M 1.50 M

Hibiscus sabdariffa

A tropical hibiscus which prefers warm climates. Rosella is an annual shrub to 1.5 m high with large leaves and attractive yellow hibiscus-like flowers. Rosellas are easy to grow, most soil types are suitable, provided they are rich and well-drained. Plenty of water is needed to maintain growth.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Late Winter

Look under the individual varieties for planting guidelines

 

Flowering

From Early Spring TO Late Autumn

Flowers are generally funnel-shaped and are showy but short lived.

 
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