During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Snow White Hardy Hibiscus
Crisp, clean, all-white blooms 6-8 across on a background of lush green foliage are a refreshing sight during the long hot days of summer. It is a perfect perennial for a back-border planting. Ships in a 2.5 inch pot.
Botanical Name: Hibiscus Snow White Delight
Form: Herbaceous perennial
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 3 - 4
Spread: 3 - 4
Spacing: 3 - 4
Hardiness Zone: Zones 4 - 9
Foliage Type: Medium green palmately lobed leaves.
Flower Form: Large, 6-8 diameter blooms that are open saucer-shaped with overlapping petals with crinkled edges.
Flower Color: Crisp white
Flowering Date: Midsummer until frost.
Planting Requirements: Full sun for best flowering.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, but moist soil.
Growth Rate: Fast once established.
Unique Characteristics: Lush green maple-like leaves set the stage for crisp, clean all-white blooms. Refreshing color combination for the long hot days of summer. This hibiscus has a somewhat smaller stature than other perennial hibiscus varieties. It appears to have strong stems, therefore, avoiding the large blooms from flopping over. The perfect companion to a dark leaf hibiscus.
Pruning: None necessary.
Additional Information: Hibiscus are late to arrive in spring. Don't give up, they love to wait until the ground temperatures are nice and warm before appearing in late spring. They grow rapidly, making up for lost time quickly.