I bought this for the size, to fit into a smallish area. In the second year, it was a nice size. The blooms are beautiful. My only complaint is when the blooms are spent, they’re an ugly brown and quite obvious in my opinion. I’m going to transplant this so it’s not in a prominent area where the spent blooms are very visible. It should be deadheaded for appearance, so plant in an area that’s easy to access so you can deadhead.
Summerific® 'French Vanilla' Rose Mallow Hibiscus hybrid
Huge 7-8", creamy custard yellow, ruffled flowers. Flowers are more yellow in cooler conditions, whiter in hotter conditions. Deep green leaves form a compact habit. Use as a focal point for your summer garden.Bog PlantAttracts:BeesHummingbirdsResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:TallGarden Height:42 - 48 InchesSpacing:42 - 48 InchesSpread:42 - 48 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFlower Colors:YellowFlower Shade:Creamy custard yellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerBloom Time:Early FallHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Poor SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilUses:Border PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointMaintenance Notes:
This plant grows best in full sun and moist, well-drained soil. It leafs out late in spring but grows very quickly. Cut it down in spring before new growth appears.Summerific® 'French Vanilla' Hibiscus hybrid USPP 33,181, Can PBRAF
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Lori, New Jersey, United States, 2 weeks ago
I bought this and planted it right away in July. It’s the end of august now and it’s already blooming huge beautiful flowers!!!! I am more than impressed with their size and beauty.Jenna, Oklahoma, United States, 1 year ago
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