Dinner Plate Size Blooms on a Hardy Plant
Few perennials can rival the spectacular vision of flowers the size of dinner plates in your yard. Lady Baltimore is one such plant, with mid-to-late summer flowers that demand your attention with their ruffled, overlapping petals of roaring pink, deep scarlet centers and protruding stamen. Shimmering in the summer sun, the neon pink, 6-10 inch blooms present a remarkable display with a tropical feel that is sure to turn the head of every visitor to your home.
Your Lady Baltimore Hibiscus is a deciduous shrub that will grow to about 5 feet in height with a 3 foot spread. It has an upright nature and strong stems to hold its massive flowers aloft. Lady Baltimore is adaptable to a variety of soils and will even do well in moist conditions.
It’s celebrated by hummingbirds, butterflies and bees but deer will pass it by in favor of other tasty treats. It does well as a cut flower so you can even bring a few inside to enjoy. Lady Baltimore is cold hardy and generally carefree. Plant a few for a brilliant hedge or even just one for an accent near a window or entrance where it’s sure to be enjoyed.
Who wouldn’t want a perennial that practically screams out its presence in their yard? Lady Baltimore Hibiscus does just that. This fast-growing, vibrant perennial will be a show-stopper in your yard this year!
* Huge flowers
* Fast growing
* Cold hardy
* Tolerates wet soils