Bayou Garden
6:40 am
Sat May 17, 2014

The Hearty Hibiscus

Strawberry Swirl hibiscus.
Credit Allen Owings

Louisiana gardeners have long loved the tropical hibiscus, but as this past winter has shown us, they're not reliably hearty. But there are hearty hibiscuses, that will take the cold and come back and bloom year after year.