Herbaceous marsh that blooms between July and August with beautiful flowers solitary Crimson Red. Can be submerged up to 10 cm depth as border plant but also in the open ground. Not sensitive to frost.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 0 to 5 cm|
|Height:||180 - 200 cm|
|Spacing:||1 plant per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun|
|Bloom Time:||July - August|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Easy|
Hibiscus coccineus (or Hibiscus speciosa) is a perennial herbaceous plant from the southern United States. It has vigorous erect bearing, well branched. It can reach a height of 160 cm, it has reddish color stems. broad leaves also 35 cm, smooth, red-brown webbed. It 'a species that blooms profusely from July to August with beautiful solitary flowers of 15-18 cm in diameter; Crimson Red. The fruits are globular, green. It can be planted immersed in water up to 10 cm depth as border plant of ponds; but also in the ground by watering thoroughly.
Although the Hibiscus coccineus is a native of Florida and Georgia, it is a hardy plant that can stand the cold, even if prolonged. Suitable for water gardens of medium and large.
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