Hibiscus militaris

Unusual varieties of hibiscus, with funnel-shaped flowers of 10 cm with white rose petals. It should be planted along the banks of ponds and lakes, or in the ground with abundant watering, wants a sunny position.

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10,00 €

  • Pot 11X11

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Size:Big
Planting depth from the surface of the water:0 cm, on the water surface
Height:180 - 200 cm
Spacing:1 plant per square meter.
Type of soil:Waterlogged
Sun Exposure:Full sun
Bloom Time:July - August
Flower Color:White
Leaf color:Green
Hardiness:USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
Ease of Growth:Medium
Family:Malvaceae

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The Hibiscus militaris also called H. Laevis is perennial herb native to the wetlands and marshes of the southern United States. Reach 2 meters high, consists of a woody base from which branch off the stems pubescent and starred leading leaves palmate-games to three lobes (the central one is larger than the other). Produces white-pink flowers broadly funnel-shaped and about the size of 3-10 cm.
When the fall the plant loses its leaves and most of the aerial part will dry up. The spring will return to successivasi sviluppersi vigorously. In nature, these plants form large colonies near swamps or waterways slow and shallow. It should be grown in shallow areas of lakes and streams. It likes full sun and a neutral soil rich.

It 'a very hardy plant that can stand the cold, bears winters with cold temperatures down to -28 ° C.

On sale from April to October

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Hibiscus militaris

Hibiscus militaris

Unusual varieties of hibiscus, with funnel-shaped flowers of 10 cm with white rose petals. It should be planted along the banks of ponds and lakes, or in the ground with abundant watering, wants a sunny position.