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White hawaiian hibiscus

Hibiscus waimeae

White Kauai rosemallow, Koki'o ke'oke'o, Kauai white hibiscus, White hibiscus

This ender, compact, spreading, evergreen tree has hairy stems bearing rounded to broadly ovate, toothed, dark green leaves which are grey-hairy beneath. In late spring to late summer it produces strongly fragrant, funnel-shaped, white flowers with prominent, crimson stamens.

Planning

Difficulty
Advanced
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvest

Propagation

Cuttings
Semi-hardwood

Special features

Geography

Origin
Kaua'i, Hawaii

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Malvaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids, mealybugs & thrips. It can also suffer from powdery mildew.

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