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Tropical 'Hot Shot' Hollywood Red Hibiscus for Sale Online
Hollywood Hot Shot Hibiscus (hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Hollywood Hot Shot') is a tropical house plant that really lives up to its name. Their show-stopping burgundy red blossoms showcase beautifully among their bright green foliage. They can be planted in any garden for a pop of tropical paradise or in any container for the perfect accent placed on your patio. Lasting from spring to the first frost, your Hollywood hibiscus loves a well-drained soil that when watered regularly, always stays moist.
Like any big star, the Hot Shot Hollywood Hibiscus loves bright, hot sunlight. We recommend 6 to 8 hours of sunlight each day to ensure your plant produces the most flowers. In the winter months, these plants slow their blooming down, but not to worry, they will blossom back up in temperatures 65 degrees or above.
|Mature Height:||4 to 5 Feet|
|Mature Width:||4 to 5 Feet|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Flower Color:||Burgundy red|
|Water Requirements:||Prefers a wet location|
How to Care for Hollywood Hot Shot Red Hibiscus
Before you buy Hollywood Hot Shot Hibiscus, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant happy and healthy!
How Should I Water Hot Shot Hibiscus?
Hot Shot Hollywood Hibiscus plants should be watered on a regular basis. During their first growing season, water deeply and on a strict schedule. They love to have moist soil, and it is important to not allow their soil to dry completely. We recommend watering your hibiscus once a week to ensure they establish an extensive root system. If you live in a climate with extreme heat conditions, water your hibiscus more frequently to keep their soil moist.
What Kind of Soil Does Hollywood Hibiscus Prefer?
Hollywood Hibiscus is not too particular to a type of soil, however a well-drained soil is a great option. Soils that are slightly more acidic also respond really well with Hollywood Hibiscus. Hot Shot Hollywood Hibiscus plants enjoy moist soil, however the well-draining soil will avoid your plant from sitting in standing water. These plants also thrive in urban pollution and inner city environments.
How Much Sunlight Should My Hollywood Hot Shot Plant Get?
Hollywood Hibiscus require full sun for them to reach their best potential. However, when used as a house plant, they will grow and flower under partial sun. As long as they have 6 to 8 hours of full sun each day, your plant will thrive. During the winter months, often your hibiscus will stop bud formation due to lack of light intensity. They can potentially even fall off as the plant does not have enough energy to continue to develop. As long as they are placed near a sunny, south-facing window, you hibiscus will bloom their vibrant red flowers even in the winter months.
What Type of Fertilizer Should I Use with My Hollywood Hibiscus?
A regular application of fertilizer is required during growing season for these relatively fast growing plants. A balanced fertilizer with low phosphorous will be the perfect option from spring to fall, during their active growing season. Try a slow-release pearlized fertilizer once in the early spring. This will last your plant to reach its best growth potential.