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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Garden Debut
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Althea is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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BIG HIT™ RED HARDY HIBISCUS

Hibiscus x 'Happa Red'

Breeder
Buy Big Hit™ Pink Hardy Hibiscus online. Features prolific 6 to 8-inch pink flowers with a dark pink throat that bloom late summer to fall. A hybrid between American and Asian species that provides hardiness and showiness. Reaches 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Has very disease resistant foliage.

Mature Height:

4-5 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

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

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like 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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase BIG HIT™ RED HARDY HIBISCUS Online

2 gallon Potted

SKU: 12343

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
GD**HARDY HIBISCUS CANNOT BE SHIPPED UNTIL AFTER JUNE 1ST TO GUARANTEE THEY ARE BREAKING DORMANCY**



$40.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10239

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
GD**HARDY HIBISCUS CANNOT BE SHIPPED UNTIL AFTER JUNE 1ST TO GUARANTEE THEY ARE BREAKING DORMANCY**



$50.00

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