HIBISCUS: SUNSET YELLOW
LATIN NAME: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS 'SUNSET YELLOW'
Sunset Yellow Hibiscus is an evergreen shrub/small tree that averages 6 to 8 feet in height with a spread of 6 to 8 feet. Its habit of growth is upright, symmetrical, and many-stemmed with a moderately dense crown. It is sometimes trained as a small tree. It has a moderate to fast growth rate.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Soil Conditions: Well drained
Cold Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Provide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Pruning time: spring.