Information About Hibiscus

Growing hibiscus plants add a touch of the tropics to your home or garden. When you know how to care for hibiscus properly, their beautiful blooms will reward you for years to come. This is where we can help. From starting hibiscus plants to fertilizing, pruning and more, the following articles are packed with information that will assist you with all your hibiscus growing needs.

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Cranberry Hibiscus Info – Growing Cranberry Hibiscus Plants

By Amy Grant

Gardeners usually plant hibiscus for their showy blooms but another type of hibiscus, cranberry hibiscus, is used primarily for its gorgeous deep purple foliage. Interested in learning more about this attractive hibiscus plant? Click here for additional information.

How To Plant Hibiscus Seeds – Tips For Sowing Hibiscus Seeds

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

While it does take longer to grow hibiscus from seed, it can be a rewarding, productive activity, and an inexpensive way to fill your garden with these amazing plants. Learn how to plant hibiscus seeds in the following article.

Texas Star Hibiscus Info: Tips For Growing A Texas Star Hibiscus

By Liz Baessler

The Texas Star hibiscus is a moisture loving variety of hibiscus that produces large striking, star-shaped flowers in both white and bright crimson. Learn more about Texas Star hibiscus care and how to grow Texas Star hibiscus plants in this article.

Hibiscus Varieties – How Many Kinds Of Hibiscus Are There

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Hibiscus varieties are immensely popular in gardening and range from annuals to perennials, hardy to tropical, and large shrubs to smaller plants. When you understand what all the options are, you can pick the perfect types of hibiscus for your garden. Learn more here.

Pruning Perennial Hibiscus – A Guide To Hardy Hibiscus Pruning

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

When it comes to pruning perennial hibiscus, there's no need for stress. Although this easy-care plant requires very little pruning, regular maintenance will keep it healthy and promote better, bigger flowers. Learn how and when to prune perennial hibiscus here.

Can Hibiscus Change Color: Reasons For Hibiscus Turning A Different Color

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer

The Confederate Rose is famous for its dramatic color changes, with flowers that can go from white to pink to deep red within one day. But almost all hibiscus varieties produce flowers that can change colors under certain circumstances. Click here to learn more.

Hibiscus Leaf Drop: Why Are Hibiscus Leaves Falling Off

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

It can be very frustrating when you have done everything by the book for your plant, only to be rewarded with abnormal yellowing and dropping of leaves. Though any plant may experience this problem for various reasons, this article will discuss hibiscus leaf drop.

Hibiscus Pest Control – How To Get Rid Of Insect Pests On Hibiscus Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Unfortunately for gardeners, we're not the only ones that enjoy hibiscus plants. A number of troublesome hibiscus plant pests find the plant irresistible. Click this article to learn more about managing pests on hibiscus plants.

Light Requirements For Hibiscus – How Much Light Does A Hibiscus Need

By Liz Baessler

Growing hibiscus plants is a great way to bring the tropics into your garden or home. The amount of sunlight you have may not be what your new plant is used to. Learn more about light requirements for hibiscus plants, both indoors and out, right here.

Outdoor Hibiscus Care: Tips On Growing Hibiscus In Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Hibiscus is a gorgeous plant that sports huge flowers. Though tropical types are typically grown indoors, hardy hibiscus plants make exceptional specimens in the garden. Want to learn how to grow hibiscus outdoors in the garden? Click here.

Hibiscus Has White Fungus – How To Get Rid Of Powdery Mildew On Hibiscus Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

My hibiscus has white fungus; what should I do? White powdery mildew on hibiscus is a common problem that usually won?t kill the plant, but the powdery substance can definitely detract from its lush appearance. Find out more here.

Hibiscus Container Care: Growing Tropical Hibiscus In Containers

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Tropical hibiscus is a flowering shrub that displays big, showy blooms. Growing tropical hibiscus in containers is a good option; hibiscus performs best when its roots are slightly crowded. Read here to learn more.

Moving Hibiscus Plants: Tips For Transplanting Hibiscus

By Jackie Carroll

Your landscape is an ever-evolving work of art. As your garden changes, you might find that you have to move large plants, such as hibiscus. Read this article to find out how to transplant a hibiscus shrub to a new place in the garden.

Flower Of An Hour Info: Tips For Growing Flower Of An Hour

By Jackie Carroll

Hibiscus flower of an hour lasts only a fraction of a day, and blooms don?t open at all on cloudy days. Read this article for more information on growing this charming little plant.

Deadheading Hibiscus Flowers: Information On Pinching Off Hibiscus Blooms

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The attentive gardener, accustomed to removing the spent blooms of many flowering plants, may nonchalantly be deadheading hibiscus too. But is this necessary? Read here to learn more.

What Is A Braided Hibiscus: Tips For Creating And Growing Braided Hibiscus Trees

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Hibiscus plants bring a tropical feel to the garden or interior. The braided hibiscus topiary forms a slender trunk with a closely cropped ball of foliage at the top. Read this article to find out more.

Bugs On Hibiscus Plants: How to Treat A Tropical Hibiscus With Sticky Leaves

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Hibiscus flowers bring a touch of the tropics to your home interior or exterior. They have few problems with pests, but sucking insects can make hibiscus leaves all sticky. Get tips on fixing that here.

Hibiscus Propagation: How To Propagate Hibiscus

By Heather Rhoades

Propagating hibiscus, whether tropical hibiscus or hardy hibiscus, can be done the same way, though hardy hibiscus is easier. Find information on how to propagate hibiscus in this article.

Tips For Tropical Hibiscus Fertilizing

By Heather Rhoades

Tropical hibiscus fertilizing is important to keeping them healthy and blooming beautifully. What kind of hibiscus fertilizer should you use and when? Learn more about fertilizing hibiscus in this article.

Tips For Pruning Hibiscus Plants & When To Prune Hibiscus

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Pruning hibiscus is a great way to give these plants just what they need. Take a look at when to prune hibiscus and the best techniques for pruning them in this article.

Hibiscus Flowers – Hibiscus Blossoms Falling Off Plant

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

While hibiscus flowers oftentimes grace us with beautiful blooms, these highly sensitive and temperamental plants sometimes fail to flourish. For reasons why this happens and what to do about it, read here.

Answers To What Causes Hibiscus Leaves Turning Yellow

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Hibiscus yellow leaves are common and usually not anything to worry about. Oftentimes hibiscus leaves turning yellow will correct itself. In some cases, pruning of the plant is necessary. Learn more here.

Hibiscus Winter Care

By Heather Rhoades

Overwintering hibiscus in zones that aren’t tropical is possible with care for its particular winter needs.

How To Care For Hibiscus Plants

By Heather Rhoades

Growing hibiscus is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. Click here for tips on hibiscus care.

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