- Weight: 1 lb
- Zone: 9
- Bloom Color: Pink
- Bloom Season: Spring
- Usage: Flowering
- Ships: November Through April
- Height At Maturity: Under 10 Feet
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Categories: Shrubs
Pink Hibiscus is ideal for a natural fence
The Pink Hibiscus is a brilliant pink flower that is often used on the side of a yard. It is a giant flower, making it ideal for a natural fence between one yard and another. Some of the flowers are darker in color, appearing to be almost red. Some species are white. Many landscapers use this type of flower as a shrub or as a showpiece. They look grand in cities with older buildings. Some homeowners plant the flower to attract butterflies. If the flowers are planted in a group, it is not uncommon to sit on the back or front porch and observe many butterflies hovering over the flowers. They, as well as bumblebees and hummingbirds, are attracted to the sweet smell of the yellow capsule in flower.
Pink Hibiscus are widely used to attract butterflies and hummingbrds
This beautiful flower, the Pink Hibiscus, is the national flower of South Korea. Women traditionally use a single flower tucked behind their ear to show their availability to marriage.
The large, full flower has a trumpet shape and has five or more petals with colors that range from white, pink, red, yellow, orange, or purple. The flower spread is around 4-18 cm. These spectacular plants flowers will change color with age.
This plant is mainly used for its showy plants and is planted with shrubs. They are widely used to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
They can be found in tropical or subtropical areas of the world.
This flower highlights just one of the many colors which hibiscuses, less commonly referred to as “rose mallows,” are known for. Pink hibiscuses can are perennials that grow in wet areas. They prefer heavy watering, full sun and grow in zones 6-11, with “hardy” variants thriving in zones 5-10. They reach anywhere from 4 to 10 feet tall and 3 to 5 feet wide at full maturity. Hibiscuses attract all sorts of pleasant insect life, such as butterflies. Culturally, hibiscuses have been used for drinks such as tea, candied as a delicacy, and symbolizing several Asian nations.