Scientific name: Hibiscus coccineus
Description and characteristics:
Attractive to bees, butterflies, and humming birds. Dies back in winter, but comes back in the spring.
: Scarlet (Dark Red). Mid-Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall.
Sun to Partial Shade. Likes a lot of water
, but will tolerate some drought.
In late June of 2014 this plant began blooming.