Description

Luna Red Hibiscus

General Information

Luna Red Hibiscus is an ornamental deciduous shrub.  It is a compact, rounded hibiscus, growing to 3 feet tall.  Great in borders, flower beds, as a low hedge and many other landscaping areas.  Nice, dark green oval shaped leaves give the plant a nice appearance throughout the growing season.  Abundant flowering, beginning mid summer to early fall.  The flowers are quite large, growing up to 8 inches wide.  They are deep burgundy-red in color.  Great for attracting butterflies!

Additional Information

Hibiscus mocheutos ‘Balhibred’ grows 2 to 3 feet in height, with a similar overall spread.  It is recommended for USDA climate zones 5 to 9.  Luna Red will grow best in full sunlight.  It does well with moderate amounts of moisture in well drained soils.  It is not known to have any serious disease or insect issues. 

Care  & Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with USPS, FedEx or UPS. They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to. All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.

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Mature Width 2 to 3 Feet
Mature Height 2 to 3 Feet
Light Full Sun
Planting Zone 5 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones

1 review for Luna Red Hibiscus – 3 Gallon Container

  1. Carol

    Very pleased with My 15 plants in a hedge setting
    That were planted last year May/June.
    I not sure, but I think now is the timing to cue them back for this summer. I just don’t know where or how much to prune off. Please help!

    • Grimm’s Gardens

      Hi Carol! Thanks for your comment. So glad you are enjoying your hibiscus! They are beautiful flowers. I checked with our maintenance supervisor, Andrew, and he recommended cutting hibiscus to the ground (3 inches) in the late fall or early spring when the plant is dormant.
      I apologize for the delayed response. Please let us know if we can help you any other way!
      -Miranda Grimm

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