Cranberry Punch® Hardy Hibiscus

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The Cranberry Punch® Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Whit XX'), has a tight compact habit that's perfect for the modern garden. Dark red flowers bloom all summer above a plant that stays smaller and tidy. But boy will they bring in the butterflies and Hummingbirds!

The oxblood-red blooms of the Cranberry Punch® Hibiscus are 4-5" wide and stand out among the deep green red-veined leaves. Heat-loving and easy to grow, no garden should be without this excellent plant! These show stoppers keep blooming from summer through first frost!

The Cranberry Punch® Hibiscus is a dwarf Hardy Hibiscus that grows as a dense mound just 2-3 feet in height and width. Hardy throughout a wide range of USDA growing zones, this perennial Hibiscus thrives from chilly zone 4 to hot and humid zone 10 with ease!

Planting and Application:

The Cranberry Punch® Hibiscus can be used in containers as easily as an accent in the landscape! As a single specimen becomes a spectacle, or grouped for a border, backdrop, or low hedge the cranberry-red hue becomes something no one can ignore! The radiant blooms won't attract deer. So create property division and privacy without worry.

Adding a tropical ruffled allure to poolside plantings, around outdoor garden rooms, and enlivening deck and patio planters! Welcome additions to Cottage and Pollinator Gardens, everyone will benefit from these brilliant blooms!

The small size also makes container gardeners' lives easier! Pot up these bright blossoms for summer planters around back decks and front porches for a major boost of curb appeal! Any sunny balcony gains cheerful blooms no matter how much room or experience you have with growing these easy-going plants!

  • Gorgeous, Huge Red Satiny Blooms
  • Great Green Foliage All Growing Season
  • Compact Plant - Perfect For Smaller Gardens
  • Butterflies & Hummingbirds Love It!
  • Containers & Landscape Beds in the Sun!

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Flowering the best in full sun, Hardy Hibiscus are drought tolerant once established, but supplemental watering increases flowering. Any well-drained soil will due but a 3-4 inch thick layer of mulch that holds in moisture and insulates the root system. Deadhead after the flowers fade, and cut the stems back to the ground each early spring. Deer resistant, heat and cold hardy, few plants bloom in the late season without fading like these fantastic perennial plants!

  • Full Sun Perennials
  • Any Well-Drained Soil
  • Tolerates Average to Wet Soils & Occasional Drought
  • Deadhead After Flowers Fade & Prune Early Spring
  • Cold-Hardy & Heat-Tolerant

A Punch of color for your garden! This is a great red flowering perennial that will add a huge pop of color right where you need it without taking over your garden! Order the juicy Cranberry Punch® Hardy Hibiscus from Nature Hills today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Cranberry Punch® Hardy Hibiscus Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-10
Growing Zones 4-10
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Hibiscus moscheutos 'Whit XX'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Moderate
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red
Foliage Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring