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Cristi Hardy Hibiscus Plant


Swamp Rose Mallow, Perennial Hibiscus, Hibiscus moscheutos

Height: 3-4 feet

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Bloom Time: July, August

Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours)

Each Quart contains 1 Cristi Hibiscus

Plant Features

Cristi Hardy Hibiscus Plant produces nearly black buds on richly-green, medium- colored, coarse foliage, Cristi will bloom with dinner-plate-sized, 9-ribbed, shiny blossoms colored ruby-red with dark red eyes. This cultivar tolerates urban pollution well and can be grown in environments from the inner city to the wide open country.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Wet
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 30-36 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees
Features Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Cottage Garden, Tropical Garden, Wetland Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Healing and Medicinal, Thriller
Critter Resistance Deer
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid