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Growing hibiscus in an 8a zone

I'd like to grow a hibiscus plant and wonder if that's even possible during the winter in Oregon. I assume I'll need to keep it indoors to keep it warm, but I have a very small space with limited ...
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Heat and light a 6’x7’ room for plants

I have a 6’ x 7’ room (1.8/2.1 m) that I want to heat and light to bring my outdoor potted plants in for winter. How much light do I need? Will a 150 watt r40 flood light do the trick? Hibiscus mainly....
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White color substance on the branch of hibiscus plant

I have three hibiscus plants growing in our garden but for one hibiscus I could see some white color substance on the new leaves and branch. Can anyone please advise on how to get rid of this and save ...
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What's the correct lilac plant for my growing conditions?

I want to get one lilac and I wasn't aware that there are different kinds. I live in New Jersey, the soil is clay and acidic. I want to place it in front of my house where it gets half day full on sun....
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Hibiscus problems

I have a hibiscus exhibiting multiple problems. Around 6 months back, the leaves had turned skeletal, with sooty black growth (fungus?) more pronounced near the base and leaf undersides. After some ...
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Will a Hibiscus recover having dropped all its leaves?

Will a Hibiscus recover having dropped all its leaves? In the hot UK weather this year a hibiscus I recently planted out has lost all of its leaves. At first it got a bit dehydrated but then I kept ...
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How should I transplant an old Rose of Sharon?

I have a beautiful Rose of Sharon I planted 15 years ago. Now, even after cutting it back, it's blocking view and am wondering if there was a way to dig it up and put it someplace else. I know to wait ...
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One hibiscus plant is experiencing delayed leafing

Hi I have got 4 Hibiscus plants/trees in my garden all in relative same type/ spots. (South facing against a fence) three are in good condition but one (in the middle) has only just started to leaf. ...
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Why is my hibiscus shriveling, losing buds, and having other problems?

My hibiscus has white stuff around the buds. The green leaves are small and shriveled and the buds dry and fall off before they even open. How do I correct this and stop it from going to my other ...
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What is the white fungus growing on my Hibiscus and how do I treat it?

I want to ask the question regarding the white fungus I am seeing on my plant. I don't know what to do about it, it grows with the plant. I have used Neem oil to cure it but it doesn't help, rather it ...
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Why would cuttings from the same hibiscus exhibit different growing behaviors?

Last fall, we planted six cuttings from a friend's hibiscus syriacus. They were leafy, and sized from about 7" to 12". They're pictured in this question. Though they lost all foliage, the stems held ...
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What are the big wart-like bumps on my hibiscus leaves? [closed]

The leaves on my Hibiscus bushes have developed big wart-like bumps. They are spreading rapidly and it seems like they are killing my bush. What are they, and how can I cure them?
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What variety of Hibiscus grows best in Northern Kentucky?

I've come upon a serious love for Hibiscus tea. We want to plant several Hibiscus plants for our own use. So many types to choose from and not sure which ones to choose for this purpose. Anyone with ...
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What is the white, powdery, substance on my hibiscus?

We live in Southwest Florida. About a month ago, or maybe a little longer, I trimmed back our hibiscus plants. Today, I just noticed this mass of white, almost powdery, substance on the branches and ...