Scientific Name: Hibiscus acetosella
Common Name: False Roselle, African Rose Mallow
Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Height: 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)
Width: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)
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.
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.