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Hibiscus 'El Capitolio'
Red El Capitolio Hibiscus, El Capitolio Bloody Mary Hibiscus, Red Poodle Hibiscus
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New! This hibiscus has bright red fringed petals, often with streaks of white, and a pendant style massed with additional ruffled petals, thus its "Red Poodle" common name. It's classified as a miniature with flowers are up to 5 inches in size. It's a very prolific bloomer from early summer until fall. With an unknown origin, it might be an extreme form of ancient Hibiscus rosa-sinensis or an intermediate form between Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and Hibiscus schizopetalus. This fast growing, sun loving, tall shrub has a somewhat weeping habit. It makes a nice container grown plant. Protect from frost. USDA zones 9 - 11.
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