Blooming Hibiscus Flower Plant Care with Proper Guidance

by Urban Plants


Growing hibiscus is one of the easy ways to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you want to know how to care for hibiscus plants, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely flowers. Let’s look at some tips and care techniques on how to care for hibiscus. 

Growing Hibiscus plantation in Containers 

Many of us who are growing hibiscus plant varieties choose to do so in a container. This system allows them to move the hibiscus plant to ideal locations, depending on the time of year. Provide the hibiscus plants with at least six hours of sunlight, especially if you want to see those lovely blooms. Although high warm, humid conditions are ideal for tropical hibiscus, you may want to provide a little afternoon shade when it’s overly hot. Containers make this easy to maintain. Hibiscus plants fit when growing in a container. This means that they should be root bound in the pot and when you do decide to repot, give the hibiscus only a little bit more room. Make sure that your growing hibiscus plant has excellent drainage. 


Required Temperatures for Growing Hibiscus 

When you care for a hibiscus, you should remember to maintain the hibiscus flowers best in temperatures between 16-32 Cand cannot tolerate temps below 0 C. In the summer season, your hibiscus plant can go outside, but once the weather starts to get near freezing, it’s time for you to bring your hibiscus indoors. 
When we Water the Hibiscus
When hibiscus are in the blooming stage, they require high amounts of water. Your hibiscus will need daily watering in warm weather. But once the weather is cool, your hibiscus needs far less water, and too much water can kill it. In the winter season , water your hibiscus only when the soil is dry to the touch. 
Certain amount of Fertilizing Hibiscus plants 
A growing hibiscus plant needs lots of nutrients to bloom well. In the summer season, use a high potassium fertilizer. You can dilute liquid fertilizer one a week, a slow release fertilizer once a month, or you can add a high potassium compost to the soil. In the winter season, you don’t need to fertilize at all. These are the basics for how to care for hibiscus flower plants in your garden. They are an easy maintenance, high impact flower that will make a garden in any part of the world look like a tropical paradise.

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