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Hibiscus Dark Mystery

Hibiscus Dark Mystery

Welcome this landscape performer into your seasonal lineup! Dark Mystery Hibiscus reliably produces rich, wine-purple foliage that nearly steals the show from the plant's 8-9" white blooms with cherry-red eyes and deep pink veining. Instead the dramatically dark leaves serve as a contrasting backdrop that is anything but subtle. Butterflies will be frequent visitors year after year as Dark Mystery matures. With a rounded plant form and its striking coloration, this amazing hibiscus looks good wherever it is placed. But we like it as a border anchor, in large containers or as a focal point planting.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Mature Height 5 - 5.4 feet
  • Bloom Time Midsummer to early fall
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade

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Botanical Name: Hibiscus 'Dark Mystery' PPAF

#80679

Availability: Backordered

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name :

    Hibiscus 'Dark Mystery' PPAF
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Naturalizing, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant, Attract Butterfly
  • Flower Color :

    Red, Pink, White
  • Flower Form :

    8-9" rounded overlapping petals
  • Foliage Type :

    Maple-like thick, leathery leaves
  • Mature Spread :

    5 - 5.4 feet
  • Spacing:

    5 - 5.4 feet

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Dig a hole deep enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Roots should be just below the soil surface with the crown at the soil level.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Prefers well drained soil, but will tolerate heavier soils.
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    None, except to prune into desired form
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch +/- 2"
  • Planting Depth :

    Top of plant should be even with soil level or slightly above.
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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Shipping Information

K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-4 May 2, 2022 May 30, 2022
    5A April 11, 2022 May 30, 2022
    5B March 28, 2022 May 30, 2022
    6A March 14, 2022 May 30, 2022
    6B February 28, 2022 May 30, 2022
    7A February 24, 2022 May 30, 2022
    7B February 21, 2022 May 30, 2022
    8A February 17, 2022 May 9, 2022
    8B February 14, 2022 May 9, 2022
    9-10 February 7, 2022 May 9, 2022

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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