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Huge flowers, big color

By: Garden Gate staff
Punch up your garden’s color at the peak of summer with hardy hibiscus.

Huge flowers, big color

If you have a spot in full sun that’s easy to keep moist, then you can get the brilliant midsummer color of hardy hibiscus year after year!

Click play to peruse a gallery of beautiful hardy hibiscus and learn which ones are just right for your garden.


Hardy hibiscus

Hibiscus moscheutos

Type Perennial

Blooms Shades of red, pink, white, lavender and pale yellow from midsummer to fall

Light Full sun to part shade

Soil Moist, well-drained

Size 2 to 5 ft. tall, 2 to 6 ft. wide

Cold-hardy USDA zones 4 to 9

Heat-tolerant AHS zones 9 to 1

Published: Feb. 28, 2017
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