Hibiscus sabdariffa

Roselle Hibiscus


A stunning addition to the garden, they provide season-long colour, beautiful blooms and red flavourful calyces. The white to light yellow flowers fade to produce the red calyces, which can be used in food and drinks.


20 seeds per packet.

12 in stock


Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!

Flower type:Spike
Life cycle:Tender Perennial
Climate:Thrives in warmer temperatures. Does not tolerate frost.
Sowing guide:Direct sow in September to December, after the last frost.
Germination guide:10-20 days @ 21 C. Bury seed under a 3-5 cm layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:100 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:When day length decreases in autumn.
Final height:150-200 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal support.

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest calyces 7-10 days after flowering and use in food and drinks.