how to care for hib in Redding, zone 9

ellie_in_california(z9)June 20, 2005

Hi, I got a hibiscus from a friend. It is a beautiful peachy color with dark glossy leaves. It did not come with any name, just hibiscus.

To pot and put on the patio or plant? We get intense sun here and my gardenia needs shade... if that is any help.

Thanks for the help,

Ellie

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beachbarbie(z9a/8b NC)

Summers not a problem where you are, it's the winter temps - Tropical hibiscus die when the temps get below 40F for more than a few days, so you'll need to keep yours in a pot. Good news is you can bring it in for the winter and enjoy the blooms indoors!
Barb

    Bookmark   June 20, 2005 at 9:07PM
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ellie_in_california(z9)

Thanks a lot. I will pot it up and keep it from the intense sun at least. Then I get to enjoy it in the winter inside.

Thanks a lot, I hate when they do not include names on plants!

    Bookmark   June 21, 2005 at 6:23PM
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