LATIN NAME: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS 'TEQUILA'
Tequila Hibiscus have bright yellow blooms with a deep red center. Its leaves are dark green and glossy. A staple of both tropical and temperate landscapes, grow in mixed borders, or in large containers that can be moved indoors to overwinter, if necessary. Heat tolerant and prefers neutral to acidic, well-drained soil and full sun.
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.