The Hibiscus bear some of the largest flowers of any perennial plants and display a gorgeous sight when in bloom. They grow from 3′ to 8′ feet tall. The flowers resemble a single Hollyhock bloom, only much larger, some measuring from 6″ to 12″ inches across.
The colors range from white with crimson centers, pink, orange, red, to deep crimson, but most of the colors are soft, causing them to blend with other flowering plants. The plants begin blooming in spring and are at their best during August and September. Hibiscus presents quite a tropical aspect to any planting.
Hibiscus is a versatile and varied genus of flowering plants in the mallow family Malvaceae. In the United States Hibiscus is pronounced [high-BISS-kiss], in the United Kingdom [hih-BISS-kiss]. Its name
Treating pests on Hibiscus trees with Neem is generally safe, some plants may be oversensitive. We look at how to use Neem oil on Hibiscus. Click on this article for tips on using neem sprays and drenches on Hibiscus plants.
Are Hibiscus plants safe for dogs? The bright, radiant colors of your Hibiscus may attract your dog. They may ingest the plant and most of the time, that should not be a problem. But they may experience nausea… [DETAILS]
Callirhoe involucrata (kal-ir-OH-ee in-vol-yoo-KRAY-tuh) is a wildflower in the mallow family (Malvaceae) of plants. It is also commonly called Purple Poppy Mallow or Wine Cup. The plants’ genus name is