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Plant Characteristics

Plant Introduction
  • Fleming™ Hibiscus Collection
Plant Type
  • Evergreen Perennial
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Red
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Seasons of Interest
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer / Early Fall
  • Summer
Best Usages
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Understory Planting
Best Characteristics
  • Flower

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Fleming Hardy Hibiscus are easy to grow, and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

The Fleming™ Hardy Hibiscus is the work of three brothers from Lincoln Nebraska. 50 years of hybridizing has brought us this fantastic array of beautiful yet hardy (to -30 degrees) group of perennials. For more info on Fleming Hybrid Plants click here

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Hibiscus x moscheutos 'Torchy'
PP13913 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Torchy Fleming™ Hardy Hibiscus online. Thick textured deep red flowers up to 12", combined with very clean three lobed long green foliage, will get this plant noticed in any garden.Note: Hardy Hibiscus will die back to the ground every winter and emerge from the ground in mid to late spring. Remove old canes to the ground in mid winter.If you purchase our potted Hardy Hibiscus when dormant (September - May) you will receive a one to two year old healthy potted root system. The top cut off to allow new shoots to grow in mid to late spring.

Mature Height:

4 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Malvaceae · Common Name: Althea / Rose of Sharon / Hardy Hibiscus

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 1365

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 6812

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(-1 units available now)
(3 units arriving on 9/1/15) (?)
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Customer Testimonials

Plants looked like I picked them up from your place of business. Planted immediately. Great value and excellent service

Statesville, NC
July 2014

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