A flowering machine, with blooms up to 10 inches wide for 3 months or more!


Midnight Marvel Hibiscus Shrub

1-Quart
Item # 31523
$18.95
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moscheutos 'Midnight Marvel'

Leaves turn fiery orange in autumn.
Genus2
Hibiscus
Species
moscheutos
Variety
'Midnight Marvel'
Item Form
1-Quart
Zone
5 - 8
BloomStartToEnd
Mid Summer - Mid Fall
PlantHeight
5 ft
PlantWidth
6 ft
BloomSize
9 in - 10 in
Restrictions
*Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Arizona, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
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Totally HAPPY!
Sandra Mason from NE wrote (August 22, 2012):
We bought 10 of these Midnight Hibiscus. We are AMAZED at how they grew, have SO many buds on them and BLOOM beautiful red flowers everyday! They are gorgeous and so is the foliage. They love sunshine and plenty of water! We are so happy with them and the service we get! Thanks so much!
Hibiscus moscheutos

Planting:

Set plants out in a loose, moisture retentive soil enriched with generous amounts of well-decomposed organic matter. Full sun to light shade is required. Space plants 18 to 36 inches part.


Maintenance:

A mulch is recommended to preserve summer moisture; do not allow plants to dry out during the growing season. Cut back hardened brown stalks to the ground in the fall, or in early spring, before new growth begins.

Toward the northern limit of their range, a winter mulch of pine straw of salt hay is recommended. H. moscheutos is slow to break dormancy in the spring - so be careful not to remove it accidentally. More drought tolerant than other species and varieties.


Zones:

Zones 5-10

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Tips for gardening in particularly hot, dry climates:


1. Water with a drip system whenever possible – soak the bed slowly and thoroughly to a depth of 10" to 12".

2. Watering deeply every 3 to 5 days is preferable to a shallow daily watering.

3. Water in the early morning, so foliage has time to dry.

4. Add a 2- to 3-inch layer of mulch or similar material to aid in water retention and help keep the roots cool during hot weather.