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Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus

Hibiscus 'Jazzberry Jam'

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Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus (Hibiscus 'Jazzberry Jam') at Otten Bros. Garden Center

Hibiscus 'Jazzberry Jam' flowers

Hibiscus 'Jazzberry Jam' flowers

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Height: 4 feet

Spread: 4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone: 4

Other Names: Rose Mallow, Hardy Hibiscus

Description:

This bold garden perennial features large showy hot pink flowers with glossy, deep green leaves in a dense mound; ideal for the mixed garden border or in mass plantings; beware of Japanese Beetles; do not allow to dry to wilting point

Ornamental Features:

Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus features bold hot pink round flowers with red eyes and white anthers at the ends of the stems from mid summer to early fall. It's large glossy oval leaves remain dark green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes:

Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other garden plants with finer foliage.

This perennial will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Self-Seeding
  • Insects

Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • General Garden Use
  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Plant Characteristics:

Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.

This perennial does best in full sun to partial shade. It requires an evenly moist well-drained soil for optimal growth, but will die in standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder zones. This plant can be propagated by cuttings.

This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent Massing Garden Naturalizing
Applications
Flowers Texture Attracts Wildlife
Ornamental Features