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Hibiscus - red cottonwood

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Aussie hibiscus tree with rich maroon-green foliage and bright yellow flowers. Tolerates high wind, salt soil and poor drainage.

Flower image: Tatters via Flickr Cropped to size.

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Hibiscus tiliaceus Rubra-Red Cottonwood

DESCRIPTION: Hardy tropical tree with large, deeply coloured heart shaped leaves and bright sunny yellow flowers.
USE IN:  Ideal for hedges, screening and feature planting.
LOCATION: Plant in a full sun - partly shaded position in the garden. Tolerates most soil types including clay and salt. Withstands exposed windy sites but requires moderate watering.
CARE: Mulch and water well, prune after flowering and fertilise in spring. To maintain a neat hedge, prune regularly or leave to grow naturally as a feature tree. Protect from heavy frost.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: Up to 5m H x 3.5m W. May be clipped to desired height if used as a hedge.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.

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