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Big Red Hibiscus

Outstanding Blooms!
  • SKU: 71308
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 potted plant
  • Zones: 4 - 9.
  • Height: 4' - 5'.
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
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Big Red Hibiscus

Description
The large, saucer-shaped flowers of this excellent garden performer really pack a punch of color, style and beauty. Pollinators like butterflies, hummingbirds and beneficial bees are attracted to the bright red color and will become frequent visitors to your landscape. Looks amazing when used as a focal point planting or integrated into a mixed perennial border. Despite its exotic good looks, Big Red is easy to grow and maintain. Tolerant of many different soil types, so long as the drainage is good. Deer and other garden pests tend to avoid this fast-growing hibiscus variety. Plant in full sun to partial shade for best results. Hardy in Zones 4-9.
Product Details
  • SeasonFall
  • Unit of Measure1 potted plant
  • FormHerbaceous perennial.
  • LightFull sun to partial shade.
  • Height4' - 5'.
  • Spread2' - 3'.
  • Spacing2' - 4'.
  • Zones4 - 9.
  • FoliageLong, deeply lobed and dissected foliage. Dark green with a coppery-red to purple cast. Red-purple stems.
  • Flower FormLarge 8 - 12 inch diameter blooms that are open saucer-shaped with overlapping petals. Prominent pistil and stamen.
  • ColorDeep crimson-red.
  • BloomsAll Summer into early Fall.
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained, but moist soil.
  • Growth RateFast once established.
  • PruningNone necessary.
  • CommentsHuge, 9" red flowers catch the eye, while heat and humidity tolerance ensure blooms even in the midst of summer. As if the large brilliant red blooms aren't spectacular enough, the tinted, deeply dissected foliage puts this plant over the top. Dark green foliage has a rich red-purple cast. The sturdy stems also exhibit the attractive red-purple coloring. The combo of blooms and foliage is sure to please anyone looking for big bold color for their landscape or garden setting.
  • Botanical NameHibiscus moscheutos 'Big Red'
  • DepthPlant the crown 1" below soil level.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Trees & Shrubs
1A-4B 9/4 - 11/2
5A & 5B 9/4 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/4 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/4 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/4 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/4 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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