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Hibiscus 'Mahogany Splendor' (Red-Leaf Hibiscus)

Red-Leaf Hibiscus 'Mahogany Splendor', False Roselle 'Mahogany Splendor', African Rose Mallow 'Mahogany Splendor', Hibiscus 'Mahogany Splendor', 'Mahogany Splendor' Hibiscus


Adding color and drama, Hibiscus 'Mahogany Splendor' (Red-Leaf Hibiscus) is a compact, tropical herbaceous perennial, primarily grown for its remarkably beautiful, mahogany-red, deeply cut foliage. As decorative as the leaves of Japanese maples, the evergreen leaves are held facing outwards on long stalks and retain their rich, chocolate-red color through even the hottest days. Drought and heat resistant, 'Mahogany Splendor' is ideally suited to the landscape and looks terrific in containers.

  • Typically grows up to 3-5 ft. tall (90-150 cm) and 24-30 in. wide (60-75 cm).
  • A full sun to part shade lover, this plant is best grown in well-drained soils. Apply a balanced fertilizer each spring and summer
  • Fairly pest and disease free. Deer resistant.
  • Plant in mixed borders or large containers.

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Requirements

Hardiness 8 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Climate Zones 9, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Hibiscus
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 3' – 5' (90cm – 150cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 24" – 36" (60cm – 90cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers

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Requirements

Hardiness 8 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Climate Zones 9, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Hibiscus
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 3' – 5' (90cm – 150cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 24" – 36" (60cm – 90cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers

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