Moss Mountain Farm "Blue Chiffon Hibiscus" Plant
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Overview & Details
Does your garden need some sprucing by the time the dog days of summer roll around? This striking Hibiscus plant is the perfect solution to your garden's late-summer lull. With huge, lace-like, beautiful blue blooms, it delivers cool hues that are sure to entice the gaze of your guests.
What You Get
- Potted Hibiscus plant
- Planting guide
- Manufacturer's 45-day limited warranty
Good to Know
- Plant is alive and growing at the time of shipment.
- The plant will arrive in a 1-quart pot.
- Expect delightful blooms from late summer into early fall.
|Country of Origin:||USA|
|Plant Form:||Shrub potted in a 1 qt. pot|
|Common Plant Name:||Hibiscus|
|Height at Maturity:||8' to 12'|
|Spread at Maturity:||6' to 7'|
|Time To Reach Full Maturity:||4 to 6 growing seasons|
|Sun/Shade Requirements:||Full sun|
|Watering Requirements:||If several weeks pass without rain, give plant a good watering once a week|
|USDA Hardiness Zone(s):||5 through 9|
|Planting Space Distance:||3' to 4' apart|
|Bloom Period:||Late summer|
- Produces large, single blue flowers adorned with lacy centers that look like anemones
- Refined, rounded habit has soft, elegant stems
- Great as a dramatic summer hedge or accent plant
- Looks beautiful paired with Day Lilies, tall garden Phlox and grasses
- Attracts birds, butterflies, hummingbirds and bees
- Grows best in full sun in moist, well-drained soil
- Work the soil into a good loose condition and dig a hole 12" to 15" deep. In the hole, incorporate a mixture of good garden soil, compost, peat moss, sand or well-rotted manure (whatever is available for a good loose growing medium).
- Remove plant from pot and plant level with soil. Your plant should not be placed deeper than where the foliage and root join.
- Fill hole, firm soil and water well. Make sure there are no air pockets.
- You plant should be spaced 3' to 4' on each side or planted as a feature plant.
- Cover with mulch to control weeds and retain moisture. Do not mound the mulch on the trunk.
- If you cannot plant immediately after receiving, place your plant in cool location. This will keep it safe for a few days.
- During the spring months there is usually enough moisture in the ground for hibiscus plants, but if several weeks pass without rain, give them a good watering once a week. This should also be done during the dry summer months.
- Established plants do not require as much watering except during dry spells and the hot summer months.
- Fertilize in early spring.
- May be trained into a tree form.
- A light covering of mulch is recommended, with heavier mulching in northern regions.
- If needed, prune in later winter and early spring, thought not necessary.
It was small to begin with, but wow,what a mighty plant. I purchased two and both are going strong and already have large buds almost ready to bloom! The quality is amazing and it truly is a hardy, beautiful plant!!!tmack007, CAWas this review helpful? 0 out of 0 found this review helpful
Thank you so much for this beautiful plant. My first flower opened today and I find it jawdropping. Living in Florida I see many hibiscus but none this color. Had to have it. My only complaint was the price point but honestly I would buy it again.florida63, FL
The plant was smaller than expected and the leaves started turning yelloweasterbunny54, PAWas this review helpful? 0 out of 0 found this review helpful
Smaller than expected
The little plant was much smaller than I expected. It did look healthy. I planted it and will see how well it does.siamhalo, AZ
Well, I rec'd the plant and it was much smaller than I expected. It is healthy. I can't wait for it to grow up!booboogirl19, AL