‘Panama Red’ Hibiscus

‘Panama Red’ Hibiscus

Hibiscus acetosella 'Panama Red' PP20121

This remarkably beautiful plant retains its rich, carmine-red color through even the hottest days. Grown primarily for its foliage it also infrequently produces bright red flowers.

Bloom/Feature

Dark burgundy foliage and infrequently produces bright red flowers.

Plant Type

Tropicals

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

9, 10, 11

Zone Detail

20°F

Key Features

Heat Tolerance

Flowering Season

None

Use

Accent, Container

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Monthly in gardens; bi-monthly in containers

Dimensions

4' H x 2' W

Pruning

Not required; dead-heading promotes new growth

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants