Visit Monticello’s Online Shop to check for seeds or plants of Great Red Hibiscus.
Typical Blooming Dates: July - October
Growth Type: Perennial
Hardiness Zones: 7 - 10
Location at Monticello: West Lawn Oval Bed
Planting Conditions: Full Sun to Partial Shade
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- Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants.