Hibiscus Lil' Kim® Red Description
- Dwarf habit for practically any landscape application
- Multitudes of beautiful saucer flowers, dark pink with a red eye
- Each bloom lasts three days, instead of the typical one
- Proven Winners introduction
Special features: Long-blooming, attracts butterflies, beneficial to pollinators, attracts hummingbirds, deer resistant, drought tolerant, dwarf
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- Botanical name: Hibiscus syriacus 'SHIMRR38' Lil' Kim® Red
- Common name:
Rose of Sharon, althea, hibiscus
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hours/day)
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- Soil type:
Any well-drained soil
- Soil moisture:
- Height x width:
3-4' tall and wide
- Flower color:
Dark pink and red
- Foliage color:
- Season of interest:
Flower gardens, landscaping, specimen, flowering hedge
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Soil: Plant in any well-draining soil, high fertility is ideal.
Light: Will perform best if planted in full sun.
Water: Has average water needs, but will not tolerate sogginess.
Space: 3 feet apart
Fertilizing: Has rather high fertility needs. It is best to fertilize in early spring, once the ground has thawed, with a granular rose or flowering shrub fertilizer.
Winterizing:No special treatment is required.
Maintenance: Rose of Sharon does not need regular pruning, but may be pruned or trimmed in early spring if desired. Note: rose of Sharon is late to leaf out in spring. That doesn't mean it's dead! Be patient.
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