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Hibiscus Mutabilis - Plant

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These plants have a very fast growth rate. The Confederate rose was at one time very common in the area of the Confederate States of America, which is how its common name was derived. It grows well in full sun or partial shade, and prefers rich, well-drained soil.
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Description for Hibiscus Mutabilis

Many people who are growing a hibiscus plant choose to do so in a container. This allows them to move the hibiscus plant to ideal locations, depending on the time of year.
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. Member species are often noted for their showy flowers and are commonly known simply as hibiscus, or less widely known as rose mallow.

Hibiscus plants prefer a cosy fit when growing in a container. This means that they should be slightly root bound in the pot and when you do decide to re-pot, give the hibiscus only a little bit more room. Always make sure that your growing hibiscus plant has excellent drainage.
The genus includes both annual and perennial herbaceous plants, as well as woody shrubs and small trees. Flowers may be up to 6 inches diameter, with colours ranging from yellow to peach to red. Hibiscus can be planted singly or grown as a hedge plant; they can also be pruned into a single-stemmed small tree. The flowers are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.
Hibiscus are deciduous shrubs with dark green leaves; the plants can grow to 15 feet tall in frost-free areas. Flowers may be up to 6 inches diameter, with colours ranging from yellow to peach to red. Hibiscus can be planted singly or grown as a hedge plant; they can also be pruned into a single-stemmed small tree.
The flowers are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Confederate rose, cotton rosemallowWhite in the morning, turning pink during noon and red in the evening of the same dayLasts from summer through fall12 to 15 feetEasy to grow

Planting and care

Plant in spring, summer, or fall, spacing plants 3 to 6 feet apart. Dig a hole only as deep as the root ball and 2 to 3 times as wide. If your soil is in very poor condition, amend the soil you ve removed from the hole with a small amount of compost. Otherwise don t amend it at all.
Carefully remove the plant from the container and set it in the hole. Fill the hole half full with soil, then water it well to settle the soil and eliminate air pockets. Let the water drain, then fill the remainder of hole with soil and water thoroughly.

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Full Sun to Partial ShadeHibiscus want loamy but not too heavy soil. Regular quality potting soil with added compost is an ideal base.The soil should be coarse rather than fine. Watch out for soil that is mainly fine peat, it tends to compact in the pots, resulting in badly aerated roots.Hibiscus like water but do not let it stand with wet feet.The soil needs to dry up between watering to protect from root rot. Make certain no excess water remains in the planter half an hour after watering. Pay particularly attention to this for plants that are placed in a cool spot where the temperature stays below 60F (+16C).
Between 60 to 90 degrees C. (16 to 32 degrees C)For prolific flowering, hibiscus must have regular feeding every week during the growth period, March-October. Water soluble formulas can be used with every watering.Choose a fertilizer with a low phosphorous value: N (Nitrogen) 20 P (Phosphorous) 5 K (Kalium) 20 is close to ideal. Too much phosphorous makes for many fine leaves but few flowers.
Hibiscus also need trace elements, especially iron and magnesium.

Caring for Hibiscus Mutabilis

    Many people who are growing a hibiscus plant choose to do so in a container. This allows them to move the hibiscus plant to ideal locations, depending on the time of year. Hibiscus plants prefer a cosy fit when growing in a container. This means that they should be slightly root bound in the pot and when you do decide to re-pot, give the hibiscus only a little bit more room. Always make sure that your growing hibiscus plant has excellent drainage

Typical uses of Hibiscus Mutabilis

Special features:

Culinary use: Chinese eat this flower by making pickle. Jamaicans use this flower in herbal tea as it contains many minerals and vitamins Dried hibiscus is edible, and it is often a delicacy in Mexico. It can also be candied and used as a garnish.

Medicinal use: The chemicals in hibiscus flower helps in 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 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.

References

    http://www.garden.org/plantguide/?q=show&id=2133 http://hibiscus-sinensis.com/care.html http://www.boldsky.com/health/wellness/2013/medicinal-uses-of-hibiscus-leaves-036083.html http://healthmad.com/alternative/15-unique-uses-of-the-hibiscus-flower/#ixzz3bc2W0ZNq

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1 / 5 Sandy Karora 30 August 2017
Awesome.... Really I feel its now safe to buy plants online. Perfect packing....Great idea.
4 / 5 Arshad Khan 14 June 2017
Does best in rich, well-draining soil.
4 / 5 Pukhrambam Kavita 01 June 2017
Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.
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