Plant Data Sheet  
 
  Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Brilliant' ('San Diego Red')
 
NOMENCLATURE
Botanical Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Brilliant' ('San Diego Red')
Common Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Brilliant'
DESCRIPTION
This is a very popular hibiscus selection. This plant blooms with exceptional clear-red, single flowers in profusion throughout the growing season that contrast beautifully with its lustrous green foliage. It is a vigorous, reliable grower, and it performs well wherever the climate is warm enough for it. This versatile plant can be trained as a standard, grown on a trellis, or simply allowed to naturally form a shrub.
CULTURAL INFORMATION
Light Exposure: Sun
Water Requirements: Regular
Sunset Zone: 9, 12-16, 19-24
USDA Zone: 30 to 35 F( Z10a)
PLANT ANATOMY
Foliage Growth Cycle: Evergreen
Plant Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Moderate
Height (at Maturity): 6-10 ft.
Width (at Maturity): 6-8 ft.
FLOWER CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Red
Season: Year-round
Shape: Funnel-shaped
Width: 4-5"
LEAF CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Green
Shape: Ovate with toothed margins
Texture: Glossy
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