Hibiscus moscheutos 'White'
Huge white flowers. Excellent border plant in lakes and ponds. In the ground wants a sunny location with abundant watering.
Hibiscus moscheutos 'White', is vigorous perennial herb native to the wetlands and swamp of the southeastern United States. Can reach 2 meters in height, it consists of a woody base from which branch off pubescent and starred stems, which lead ovate-lanceolate leaves of 13-15 cm in diameter. This variety of Hibiscus moscheutos, produces white flowers widely funnel-shaped and the size of 3-15 cm. To encourage flowering recommend that you cut the faded flowers. The arrival of autumn the plant loses its leaves and most of the aerial part will dry up. Next spring will again develop into vigorous manner. In nature, these plants form large colonies near swamps or rivers slow and shallow. It should be grown in shallow areas of lakes and streams, nestled at most a few centimeters of water. He likes full sun and rich, neutral ground.
It 'a very hardy plant that can stand the cold, endure winters with low temperatures down to -28 ° C.
We recommend the purchase in early spring.
- 180 - 200 cm
- Sun Exposure:
- Full sun
- Planting depth from the surface of the water:
- 0 cm, on the water surface
- Type of soil:
- USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
- 1 plant per square meter.
- Bloom Time:
- July - August
- Flower Color:
- Leaf color:
- Ease of Growth: