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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Hibiscus sturtii is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
PINK to PURPLE (WHITE)-6cm. dia.
ovoid capsule to 1x0.8cm., v. hairy
to 6x4cm., ovate-obl., stell.-hairy, acu.
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Hibiscus sturtii sales history
Common names for Hibiscus sturtii:
|Hill Hibiscus, Sturt's Rose,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|15||: Australian Natives and Introduced Species|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Hibiscus sturtii seeds will usually germinate in 15-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Chip and soak.