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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Japanese hibiscus Japanese lantern
Hibiscus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, trees, annuals or perennials, with simple or palmately lobed leaves and large, funnel-shaped flowers over a long flowering season
H. schizopetalus is an erect evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub, to 3-4m, with slender arching to drooping branches. Leaves are simple, ovate-elliptic, to 12cm long. Flowers are pendulous on long thin stalks, bright orange-red with deeply-cut, reflexed petals and the staminal tube strikingly projecting
E Tropical Africa
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings or semi-ripe cuttings or greenwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Aphids, mealybugs and thrips may be a problem
Powdery mildews may be a problem
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