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Our Plants

Hollywood Hibiscus Leading Lady ppaf

LEADING LADY is, old Hollywood glamour, personified.  She is effortlessly beautiful wherever she’s planted. (Provided there’s plenty of summer sun. This LA baby doesn’t thrive in the cold and dark. She was born to shine.) In high demand, LEADING LADY relies on JOLLY POLLY to keep her juggernaut going. Together, they’re an unstoppable pair. For a blockbuster season, invite LEADING LADY and her lemony looks to your garden. She’ll reward you with nonstop blooms.

You might be a LEADING LADY if:

  • You’re impeccably elegant.
  • You’re successful in almost every venture.
  • You’re generous and have a kind heart.

Bloom time: Spring 'til first frost

Light: Full Sun-6 of more hours of direct sunlight daily

Hardiness: Zone 9-Protect your patio planters by bringing them indoors in the winter.

Size: 3' H x 3' W when planted in the landscape. Patio plantings can be pruned to maintain an optimal size

Spacing: 3-4'

Water: Keep soil moist until established

Prune: As needed and desired to maintain shape

Plant Food:  Apply slow release once per year in early Spring

Mulch: Keep a layer of mulch around the base of the plant year-round to conserve water and reduce weeds.

Ideas for Use: Hollywood Hibiscus are perfect to add to your landscape as colorful tropical annuals, and also make beautiful container plants to display on your patio or around your pool.