Week 18 – May 07, 2021

Plant Information

Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus

  • Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus - Bloom
  • Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus - Commercial Landscape 2
  • Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus - Commercial Landscape 3
  • Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Hibiscus acetosella

Common Name: False Roselle, African Rose Mallow

Hardiness Zone: 8a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height: 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Width: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Mahogany Splendor features deep burgundy, maple-shaped leaves with serrated edges – an attractive look similar to a Japanese Maple. Ideally suited to the landscape, this drought and heat-resistant variety also combines well in containers with other vigorous sun-loving plants. Can be grown directly in the water as a pond plant. Deer resistant.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 6 weeks

  • Adds awesome colour and dramatic height to landscapes and containers. 
  • Deep burgundy, maple-shaped leaves with serrated edges. 
  • Drought and heat tolerant; combines well with other vigorous sun-loving plants in containers. 
  • Can be grown directly in the water as a pond plant. 
NOTE: Foliage will have green/ rust tones in the greenhouse, but matures to burgundy in full sun outdoors.