Hibiscus: Peach Poodle Latin Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'El Capitolio'
The Basics Its bloom is peach colored, with a deep rose center, dense double with an interesting tuft of triple-layered petals (called a crest) developed from some of the flower parts at the end of the pistil. There are occasional white blotches on the petals, and some of the petals have jagged edges and may twist and contort.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun / Partial Shade Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Soil Conditions: Well drained Cold Hardiness Zone: 9-11
The Care Provide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: spring.