PERENNIAL HIBISCUS

the superstars of late summer



Perennial Hibiscus


These hardy perennial Hibiscus are the superstars of the late summer garden. Starting in late July, Hibiscus produce huge, showy blooms into the fall season. They thrive in heavy wet soils, but also do well in average soils. Perennial Hibiscus are best grown in full sun, and some extra watering is appreciated during dry spells. They die down completely in the winter, and are slow to emerge in the spring. Many gardeners will assume that they are dead, but give them time, and the first new shoots will emerge eventually in May. Below are our perennial favorites. You can view our entire selection of Hibiscus here.



Airbrush Effect

Hibiscus 'Airbrush Effect' PPAF


AVAILABILITY:

Vibrant pink blooms have an 'airbrushed' white central halo and a small red eye. Blooms from mid-summer to early fall. Dark green foliage with overlapping petals make for an interesting, three dimentional look.

Zone 4.




SUMMERIFIC® Ballet Slippers

Hibiscus 'Ballet Slippers' PPAF


AVAILABILITY:

Large 7" ruffled, white flowers have light pink edges and a deep red eye. Vibrant green foliage grows 4' tall. Long bloom time with a high bud count. A Proven Winners® selection. Part of the SUMMERIFIC® Series.

Zone 4.




SUMMERIFIC® Cherry Choco Latte

Hibiscus 'Cherry Choco Latte' PPAF


AVAILABILITY:

White 8" blooms with pink veining and a large red eye. The dark green foliage has nice, bronze highlights. A Proven Winners® SUMMERIFIC® selection.

Zone 4.




SUMMERIFIC® Cranberry Crush

Hibiscus 'Cranberry Crush'


AVAILABILITY:

Near black buds open to glossy 7-8" scarlet-red blooms. Deep green foliage has purple overtones. A Proven Winner selection, it is a compact grower, to 3-4' tall. Blooms form all along the stems from late summer to early fall.

Zone 4.




Lord Baltimore

Hibiscus 'Lord Baltimore'


AVAILABILITY:

Lord Baltimore is the famous red classic that grows 4-5' tall and features dinner plate-sized, 5-petaled 10" ruffled, crimson red flowers. Among the largest flowers produced by any perennial! A showy, late summer display.

Zone 4.




LUNA™ Pink Swirl

Hibiscus moscheutos 'LUNA™ Pink Swirl'


AVAILABILITY:

This shorter variety has showy 8" blooms of varying shade of pink, which creates a swirled effect. Flowers have a red eye in the center. The compact, dense plant grows 24-36" tall. Thrives in full sun.

Zone 4.




LUNA™ Red

Hibiscus 'LUNA™ Red'


AVAILABILITY:

Size: con 2 - Qty: 1

8" deep burgundy blooms form from July to September. This shorter variety has a shrubby habit, green foliage and grows 24-36" tall. Enjoys full sun.

Zone 4.




Midnight Marvel

Hibiscus Midnight Marvel' PP24079'


AVAILABILITY:

Size: con 2 - Qty: 1

Deep wine-red foliage contrasts well with the 8" diameter scarlet blooms. Very long blooming, it grows to 4' tall. Full Sun.

Zone 4.




Mocha Moon

Hibiscus 'Mocha Moon PP27837'


AVAILABILITY:

Huge 7-8" white flowers have a red eye and contrast well with the dark foliage. Blooms from the top to the bottom of the plant from mid-summer to early fall. Best in full sun.

Zone 4.




New Old Yella

Hibiscus 'New Old Yella'


AVAILABILITY:

The original 'Old Yella' was closer to white than yellow. this newer version is a little more yellow, but it is still a creamy yellow. Green foliage grows 4-5' tall.

Zone 4.




SUMMERIFIC® Perfect Storm

Hibiscus 'Perfect Storm'


AVAILABILITY:

An improvement over Hibiscus 'Summer Storm', growing to only 3' in height. Large 8" white flowers are edged in pink with a bright red eye and veins. It has a compact habit and blooms from mid-summer to late summer. A Proven Winners® selection. Part of the SUMMERIFIC® Series.

Zone 4.





Pink Elephant

Hibiscus 'Pink Elephant'


AVAILABILITY:

10" diameter, medium pink blooms have small red eyes. Blooms from mid-summer to fall. Medium green foliage. Grows 5-6' tall.

Zone 4.





Plum Fantasy

Hibiscus 'Plum Fantasy'


AVAILABILITY:

Size: con 2 - Qty: 3

Lipstick-red buds open to vibrant, magenta-red blooms that are 8-9" in diameter. Blooms prolifically from late summer on. Green foliage takes on a purple tint in late summer. Grows 4-5' tall.

Zone 4.




Tie Dye

Hibiscus 'Tie Dye'


AVAILABILITY:

Size: con 2 - Qty: 3

Ruffled, pink and white bicolor flowers have a cherry red eye. Dark green foliage grows 4-5' tall. Easy to care for and will bloom through the driest of summers.

Zone 4.





Vintage Wine

Hibiscus 'Vintage Wine'


AVAILABILITY:

Near black buds open to large 7" scarlet red flowers that shimmer in the sun. Blooms from late summer to early fall. Dark green heart-shaped foliage. Grows 4-5' tall with an upright habit.

Zone 4.