Is it any less stressful for a plant to be transplanted from a container to the ground as opposed to ground to ground transplantin
g? zone 7b Plant in question---Confederate Rose Hibiscus Potted for 3 months in mostly sun conditions Plant is 3ft tall, healthy but has not bloomed
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It is much more stressful to move from ground to ground. In container, you don't rough up the roots, break them, or otherwise disturb them much. When you transfer from the ground, you are snapping valuable feeder and support roots.
This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/transplanting-hibiscus.htm