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Hibiscus coccineus

Hibiscus  coccineus
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Common Name: Red Star of Texas

Plant Family: Malvaceae

Planting Style:  sub tropical bed out
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Red
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


An upright perennial from North America. with attractive glossy palmate leaves. Huge red flowers appear in summer. From swampy places in America, so would appreciates a moist spot, or at least moisture retentive soil. Re-sprouts from below soil level in spring.. Hardy if well mulched.


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