Hollywood™ Hibiscus Wild Child™ ppaf
He looks innocent, but WILD CHILD™ has a rowdy streak. Plant this star for nonstop, attention-grabbing color. His dramatic orange-red ruffled petals and dark center make him a perfect companion for other Hollywood stars. He’s most often seen with FIRECRACKER™ and BOMBSHELL™, but he gets along with just about everyone. Though he’s energetic, he’s not hard to contain. Plant as a thriller in your container gardens accessorize with other sun-loving, water-loving plants. Keep him fed and hydrated and he’ll put on a long-lasting show.
You might be a WILD CHILD™ if:
- You have nonstop energy.
- You have a flair for the dramatic.
- You have a few secrets up your sleeve.
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
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.