Crème de la Crème™ Summer Spice™
Common Name: Hardy Hibiscus
Variety: Summer Spice™ Crème de la Creme™ PPAF
Genus species: Hibiscus x moscheutos '4400'
Patent Info: PPAF
Crème de la Creme™ is part of the multi-award winning Summer Spice™ Hardy Hibiscus collection. In early Summer, Crème de la Creme™ has large flowers with heavenly white blooms that attracts pollinators of all types. It has a natural, well-kept, compact habit with dark green foliage and the flowers continue to bloom until first frost. This easy to maintain hardy hibiscus is heat tolerant and will come back from the ground each spring! The Summer Spice™ Hardy Hibiscus collection is a breakthrough in breeding that features all new, never-before seen bloom colors.
2018 Editor's & Reader's Choice Medals of Excellence Award Winners - Greenhouse Grower Magazine, hosts an annual Evening Of Excellence awards reception to celebrate greenhouse operations and plant breeders that strive for excellence. J. Berry was awarded Reader's Choice & Editor's Choice Medals of Excellence for their Summer Spice Hardy Hibiscus breeding and marketing program.
Sun: Full to Part Sun; 6+ hours direct sun daily
Water: 2-3 times weekly
Hardiness Zone: Perennial in Zones 5-9:
Annual for Zones 4 & below
Bloom Time: Early Summer Until Frost
Mature Size: 3' T x 3' W
Prune: Old/dry stems to the ground in spring
Soil Type: Acidic, well-drained with mulch around the plant base
Fertilize: With a Slow-Release, Granular Even Ratio (10-10-10) Formula in early Spring, repeat as directed
Illegal Propagation Prohibited