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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.


Mainland UK  £6.99 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £3.99
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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) by either 24 hour courier service or Royal Mail 1st Class.

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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