Hibiscus 'Plum Fantasy'
SKU: CFD14376
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Blooms the first season and comes back for an encore year after year.
Includes one bareroot 'Plum Fantasy' Hibiscus.
Massive blooms, unique flower colors and dramatic contrasting foliage make these hardy shrubs one of the most striking landscape plants we have to offer. Their growth habit, bud count and long bloom period is unmatched! Blooming from mid-summer to frost, the breathtaking blossoms will saturate your landscape with color for months each year. 'Plum Fantasy' produces lipstick red bud that open to magenta-red flowers with dark green foliage that turns grayish-purple late in the season. Each 8-9 inch flower has a dark red stamen that stands out against a scarlet-red eye and a satiny, crinkled texture.


Is this for you?
Blooming the first summer, each of these extraordinary performers will be capable of producing hundreds of blossoms by their third season in the garden. These long-lived perennials continue to flower dependably year after year, making them an excellent investment for the landscape. Each summer will bring anticipation and excitement as the large buds emerge, then open to reveal flowers so large and striking they can be seen from a block away!

Add a touch of the tropics to your garden no matter where you live! Despite its tropical appearance, this hardy hibiscus is one of the toughest perennials you can plant! Hardy hibiscus are incredibly robust, thriving in sweltering summer heat and standing up to frigid winter weather. When this tropical-looking beauty is in bloom, you can slip away to your own piece of paradise without even leaving your backyard! Great for small gardens, patios and sunny apartment balconies.

They excel in virtually all parts of the country from the Deep South to the frigid North. Winter hardy nearly everywhere in the US! Even gardeners in areas with frigid winters can enjoy the beauty of these tropical-looking blossoms. Hardy hibiscus are native North American wildflowers that have been hybridized to improve their growth habit, increase their flower size and enhance their flower production.

Can be grown throughout most of the continental U.S. An excellent value and investment in any landscape. **This product cannot ship to the following states and territories AK, HI, PR, VI, and GUAM.


What to expect:
Plants ship to you based on your geographic location. Your shipment will be based on the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map which we have correlated to your zip code. This means you will receive your plants when it is the right time to plant for you.

You will receive one 'Plum Fantasy' Hibiscus bareroot plant. These plants were carefully selected and packed for safe transport directly to you. Open immediately and follow the instructions in the planting guide available online that provides specific care instructions including how to plant them, continuing care and winterizing.

Expect plants to reach maturity in 24 months. However, growth can be affected by many factors including fertilization and climate factors unique to your planting location.

Expect heaviest blooming mid-summer that lasts until fall. You will see flowers the first year with more and more flowers each year as the plants grow. Hibiscus is one of the last plants to break dormancy in spring, but be patient. Their rapid growth and remarkable vigor will make up for their slow start.


Plant Details
Botanical NameHardiness
Zones
Annual Or
Perennial
Bloom
season
ExposureDrought
Tolerant
Mature
Height
Mature
Width
Hibiscus hybrid 'Plum Fantasy' 4-9 Perennial Summer to fall Full to part sun No 4 to 5.5 feet 4.5 to 5.5 feet

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