Hibiscus chinensis var mutabilis ‘Plena’
Large rounded shrub, a member of the hibiscus family, with three to seven lobed 4-10 inch dark green leaves. The flowers are double and 4 to 6″ diameter, They open white or pink and change to rose or red by evening. The flowers appear on new growth in summer and continue to frost. It tends to be shrubby and almost tree-link in zones 9-10 but farther north it behaves more like a perennial. Prefers moist well-drained soils in full sun. Height 8 to 10 feet. Hardy zones 7 to 10. Plants are shipped in 1 gallon containers.