What's your question? Ask

Container Hibiscus Plants


Anonymous added on May 14, 2014 | Answered

Can a hibiscus plant be grown year round indoors? And, will it bloom? We’ve had them before, growing outdoors, but when we brought them in, we found that they were infested with very small white insects. We were unable to combat the problem and had to dispose of the plants. We don’t want to repeat this.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 14, 2014

If you can ensure adequate light and growing conditions, then yes, they can be indoors year round, though most enjoy spending their summers outside. If pests are an issue, you can treat them with neem oil, which we have found very effective against numerous insect pests. The white insects you had issues with were likely whiteflies and common with these plants. Neem oil will help with these too.

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Container Hibiscus Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert