More Information About Hibiscus
Hibiscus are wonderful, native plants that are sadly underused in American gardens. The hardy garden hibiscus (mallows) are sun-loving native perennials with wonderful garden potential, because of their huge flowers that grow up to 10" wide in a variety of bright colors. Some of the newer hardy hibiscus hybrids also have attractive purple foliage. Let's rectify this inequity and plant hibiscus in our gardens. Hardy Perennials Hibiscus pairs well with brightly colored bog garden plants like canna, colocasia and crinum.
Hardy perennial hibiscus plants flower in midsummer and produce nectar for both butterflies and hummingbirds. You can plant hibiscus in almost any location as they grow equally as well in soggy soil or typical garden conditions. It is a tough, low maintenance plant which makes it perfect for rain gardens. Although hardy perennial hibiscus emerge from dormancy fairly late, they quickly grow to their mature size. We have trialed many perennial hibiscus species and hybrids, choosing the best ones to offer. When you are ready to buy hibiscus for your garden, we hope you will check out our list of hibiscus plants for sale.
Check out our article on how to grow Hibiscus.