Hibiscus (Orange) - Plant

Hibiscus are delightful shrubs with dark green leaves. Giving a hibiscus meant that the giver was acknowledging the receivers delicate beauty.

    What makes it special:
  • One of the best attractive flowering plants.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor garden.
  • symbolize the fleeting and beauty of fame or personal glory.
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About Hibiscus

This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of an orange-colored flower. Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae.

It is quite large, containing several hundred species that are native to warm-temperate, subtropical and tropical regions throughout the world. Hibiscus are deciduous annual and perennial herbaceous plants with dark green alternate, ovate leaves. The flowers are large, conspicuous, trumpet-shaped, with five or more petals orange color. Hibiscus plants are tropical beauties that will bring an exotic look to your garden.

They are durable plants that can grow to be up to 4.5 meters in height, The flowers are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name China rose, Hawaiian hibiscus, rose mallow.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 4.5 meters.
Flower Colour Orange color.
Bloom Time Throughout the year.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • At least five to six hours of sunlight a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in direct bright light . Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and rich in organic content for growing Hibiscus plant.

  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (August-December) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
  • Hibiscus care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in direct bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural bright light/indirect bright light.
    Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 16 to 32 Degrees Celsius.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Hibiscus special feature

    Beautiful double flowering.

    Hibiscus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • They are commonly successfully used as landscape shrubs in the warmer parts

    Medicinal Use:

    • The chemicals in the hibiscus flower help in the growth of hair
    • It reduces dandruff and makes the hair black
    • The natural oil in this flower acts as a good conditioner This flower can be used as a natural dye for hair The oil in this flower can be applied to the skin of patients who are suffering from cellulite which makes the skin to glow The ash obtained by burning the flower and leaves of this flower can be applied to eyebrows which glazes them black This flower can be used as shoe polish by rubbing it on the shoe
    • Note: The following information is general guidelines
    • Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Will Hibiscus plant die in winter?

    No,the Hibiscus will not die in winter, it may go in dormancy in extreme winter, it can tolerate temperature between 16-32 degrees C.

    How long do Hibiscus plants live?

    Hybrids Hibiscus may have lifespans of 5-10 years and some older garden varieties have a lifespan of more than 30 years.

    Are Hibiscus plants perennials?

    Hibiscus are perennial herbaceous plants, as well as woody shrubs and small trees and annual Hibiscus are also present but they are rare.

    Why is my Hibiscus plant leaves turning yellow?

    Hibiscus plant leaves turning yellow may be due to 1.Overwatering or less watering can result in Hibiscus leaves turning yellow. 2.Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3.Lack of Nutrient. 4.Disease infestation

    How to grow Hibiscus plant in pot?

    To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7inch upper diameter and drainage holes. Put a few inches of soil in the new pot. Water your plant thoroughly a day or two before you plan to pot. Turn your plant sideways, hold it gently by the stems, and tap the bottom of its current container until the plant slides out. Place the plant in new pot. You need to put soil into the pot around the rootball. Don't overfill the pot - the soil line should be about 1 inch below the top of the pot. Water the plant.

    Can Hibiscus be planted in a pot?

    Yes, To grow Hibiscus plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-inch upper diameter and drainage holes

    Can a Hibiscus plant be grown indoors?

    Yes you can grow Hibiscus in indoor at Sunny window and balcony where they will get 4-6 hrs of sunlight

    How big do Hibiscus plants get?

    The Hibiscus plant can grow up to 4-5 meters in height.

    Is Hibiscus plant poisonous to dogs?

    No, Hibiscus plant is not poisonous to dog.

    What insects attack Hibiscus plants?

    Hibiscus are attacked by many insects like aphids, ants, mealybugs and spider mites.

    How to plant Hibiscus tree?

    1. To plant Hibiscus tree in pot, choose a pot having of 7-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season Spring (February-March) and Summer (April-June).

    How to care Hibiscus plant?

    Hibiscus plants are easy to care, consider the following points 1.Sunlight- 4-6 hours direct bright light is ideal for flowering. 2.Soil - Well-drained fertile and nutrient-rich soil. 3. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.  4.Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer once a month and immediately give water after applications of fertilizer.

    Is Hibiscus indoor plant?

    Hibiscus is not totally indoor plant, it requires minimum 4-6 hours of sunlight to grow and flower.

    Should you trim Hibiscus plant?

    Hibiscus plants can be lightly trimmed in late summer(April-June) to promote new shoots.

    How to prune Hibiscus plant?

    They should be prune about a third of the way back, leaving at least 2-3 nodes on the branches for new growth to emerge. These cuts should be made just above the nodes, leaving about a quarter inch. Remove any weak, diseased, or dead growth, as well as crossing or leggy branches.

    Does Hibiscus plant need full sun?

    Yes, Hibiscus plant need morning sunlight of 4-6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day.

    Why is my Hibiscus plant not blooming?

    Make sure your Hibiscus plants get enough natural bright light and proper watering is also required for blooming plants. Nutrient deficiency also affect the blooming.

    When do Hibiscus plants bloom?

    Hibiscus bloom almost year-round but profusely blooms seen in spring(February-March) and summer(April-June).

    Are Hibiscus plants evergreen?

    Hibiscus plants are evergreen shrub, with glossy leaves and solitary, brilliant colorful flowers.



    Reviews

    Monday, 27 July 2020

    what are the dimensions of the pot?

    Deepak

    Thursday, 23 July 2020

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Alankritha Verma

    Monday, 16 March 2020

    Easy plant to grow quickly and provide the rooms with a colourful leaf display

    Deepti Parkar
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