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Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Luck Be a Lady') in the Hibiscus Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Year Round
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: While both tropical hibiscus and hardy hibiscus can be propagated from seeds, typically only hardy hibiscus is propagated this way. This is because the seeds of tropical hibiscus will not come true from seed and will look different from the parent.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Posted by SongofJoy (TN - Zone 7a) on Apr 23, 2012 1:13 PM

HVH: "'Luck be a Lady' is one of the HVH Fascinating Foliage hybrids. The flowers are 6-8" multi-colored singles in orange, pink, lavender, and red. 'Luck be a Lady' is the offspring of 'Crème de Cacao' and 'Moonstruck.' Released from HVH in 2011."

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