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Cream Hibiscus

Hibiscus taiwanensis

Pretty white/cream color flowering hibiscus.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Cream Hibiscus. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in November 2014.

Description

Small bushy shrub, usually to 6-10ft. In warm climates it can flower off and on for much of the year, though blooms tend to be concentrated during certain months.

Hardiness

It is reasonably hardy and can survive a few degrees of frost.

Growing Environment

Grow in full sun or part shade, it likes water year round, but can last in drier areas for a short while. It also is adaptable to very wet soils that have short periods of flooding.

Propagation

Usually by seed.

Uses

This hibiscus is commonly grown for its ornamental flowers.

Native Range

Native to Taiwan.

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