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If you’re looking for a beautiful, eye-catching addition to your garden that will bring summer vibes all year round, look no further than the colorful hibiscus! Low maintenance and relatively easy to care for – if you follow the right guidelines – this iconic tropical plant is sure to add beauty and charm wherever it’s placed. From vibrant blossoms of pink, red and orange to delicate evergreen foliage you’ll have the opportunity to create an amazing display in your home or outdoor space with these stunning blooms!

In the guides below, we provide answers to common questions about growing healthy hibiscus plants and species and cultivar selection advice. You can be on your way towards having a lush paradise in no time!

How to Grow Tropical Hibiscus in Containers

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Beautiful ornamental shrubs with showy flowers and evergreen foliage, frost-tender hibiscuses add tropical appeal throughout the garden. And they make excellent potted plants as well, so they can be conveniently overwintered indoors in chilly regions. Here’s all the info on how to grow tropical hibiscus in containers.

How to Grow and Care for Hardy Hibiscus Flowers

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The vibrant funnel-shaped flowers of hibiscus and their long stamens are iconic symbols of beauty – but did you know hardy varieties can grow in cold climates too? Thanks to the work of breeders, many sizes and colors are now available. We’ll explain how to grow them, with tips to bring out their best blooms.

How to Grow and Care for Rose of Sharon

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A temperate climate hibiscus that grows well in cold areas, the stunning, elegant, easy to grow, and adaptable rose of Sharon deserves a place in your garden. Ranging from three to 16 feet tall with white, purple, pink, or red flowers, there’s an ideal cultivar for every situation. Learn how to grow Hibiscus syriacus now.

How to Overwinter Tropical Hibiscus Indoors

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Looking for something colorful to add to your northern garden? It’s possible to grow tropical hibiscus year-round, even in cold climates! Keeping your hibiscus alive through the winter is easy as long as you know what to do. Read on to learn how to overwinter hibiscus indoors for beautiful blooms all winter long.

How to Identify and Control Caterpillars on Tropical Hibiscus

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Tropical hibiscuses are gorgeous, but these plants can be targets for a variety of pests – like caterpillars and other larvae. A few of these can dole out venom with a sting to warn you to stay away! Learn how to identify and control caterpillars on your tropical hibiscus plants in this guide. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Tropical Hibiscus

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In many hot, humid climates, fancy tropical hibiscus has become a symbol of the local culture. Incorporating one of these stunning plants into your landscape may make you feel like you’re on island time, and the good news is, they’re not difficult to grow and care for. We’ll cover everything you need to know.

37 of the Best Hibiscus Varieties

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There’s nothing quite like hibiscus to enchant your summer garden. With huge blooms and a vivid color palette to suit every garden style, we take an in-depth look at cultivars of both the hardy, perennial types as well as the tender tropical lovelies. Learn about 37 of our favorite hibiscus varieties. Read more now.