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Red Hibiscus

Red Hibiscus

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The Red Hibiscus or Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is a shrub known for its brilliant red hue and five petals. Common throughout the tropics and subtropics and native to East Asia, it is an ornamental flower that is popular in areas such as India, the Pacific Islands, Indonesia, and China. It goes by many names such as the China rose, shoeblackplant, and rose mallow, and is a popular flower that adorns many gardens. People even developed a lot of uses for it. As a result, the shrub has a lot of significance to the point that it’s the national flower of Malaysia.

Benefits Of Red Hibiscus

The shrub makes a fantastic addition to any garden as its brilliant red hue adds a tropical and exotic allure to the garden and is sure to make a striking impression on those whose sees it. The shrub can also grow as much as 16 feet tall on trees and shrubs and is a hit with hummingbirds due to its bright red color being a magnet to them.

Where To Plant Red Hibiscus

It is a hardy and durable flower that can be grown in areas outside of tropical climates as long as special care is taken. As a tropical flower, the shrub grows best in areas with lots of direct sunlight and well-drained soils, but it can be grown both outdoors and indoors. Being a warm weather plant, the shrub needs temperatures to be consistently above 50 degrees Fahrenheit to be grown outdoors. Otherwise it has to be taken indoors for colder climates.

The Significance Of Red Hibiscus

Beyond its beautiful color and decorative design, the shrub is a flower abundant with meaning and symbolism. The family have common symbolic meanings throughout cultures with the color adding even more significance. The exact meaning of the plant will differ depending on the culture and color, but it has been commonly associated with femininity, beauty, and glory. The Red Hibiscus is regarded as a feminine flower in North America, so it was widely considered a symbol of the perfect wife or woman. Receiving one in Victorian times meant that the giver acknowledges your beauty. In China, the shrub has a multitude of meanings relating to fame, wealth, and glory. As red is the color of love and passion, the shrub symbolizes love, passion, and romance, and is a good way to demonstrate your love and passion for your partner.

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J Sami
So far so good!

So far so good! No issues as of yet and hopefully zero going forward. My plant is loaded with buds right now so I am excited for the future.

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Helen Jackson
RED ROSE OF SHARON

Wonderful tree selection, and equally impressive service and support!

Thanks so much for your review Helen, we love getting feedback about our trees and take pride in our customer service. Please get in touch if there is anything else we can do to make your day