Hibiscus Spells Happiness

This lush tropical flower is perfect for warm-weather gardens.
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Sunny Hibiscus

Hibiscus syriacus, 'Lady Stanley' or Rose of Sharon, is a gorgeous variety with semi-double to double pinkish white flowers with purple veins that blooms in July until the end September. Plant in hot sunny sites.

Hibiscus Syriacus 'Woodbridge' Has Exotic Allure

‘Woodbridge' is an old-time favorite found in informal borders and hedges. Exotic flowers are the main allure of this hibiscus. Late summer brings large, pink flowers with deep red centers.

Consider 'Diana' Hibiscus for a Hot Dry Site

Plants like the Hibiscus 'Diana' have developed methods for coping and thriving in hot, dry garden locations.

Hibiscus 'Anne Arundel'

'Anne Arundel' hibiscus features enormous, dinner-plate sized hot pink flowers with a small red eye.

Hibiscus Syriacus 'Blue Bird'

The violet-blue 'Blue Bird' has won a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. If you want to add a Mediterranean touch to your patio, deck, or garden, you can't beat a hibiscus shrub for pure flower power. The 'Blue Bird' variety is perfect for a sunny, sheltered area.

Hibiscus 'Kopper King'

'Kopper King' is a vigorous hibiscus variety with showy light pink flowers and a red eye that will attract butterflies to your garden.

Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis 'Bloomleaf'

This red flowered hibiscus is also known as Chinese hibiscus because of its origins.

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