Say "Hi" to my Hibiscus

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  1. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Toni, tell Randy "You're Welcome!" :stew2:
    I just emailed my sister in law and asked if she still wanted to go into Houston to shop for natives tomorrow.
    It will be my only chance until NEXT weekend. So hopefully she's up for it.

    And speaking of Hibiscuses.... remember I mentioned about the one I call "Tiny B" how sometimes it puts out the white flowers (like I showed previously) and sometimes they are pink? Well... today... she felt like wearing pink!


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    Hibiscus "Tiny B" showing off her pink side today ( photo / image / picture from cherylad's Garden )
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Always surprises in Mother Nature's world. Fortunately that is a good surprise, it's really a lovely color....and I don't usually like pink.
     
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    Hi Cheryl,..beautiful Hibiscus,..i am getting more and more in awe of yours,..i will have some in bloom if it kills me :D
     
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    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Toni... Ain't nature grand? :stew2:

    Philip... I'm sure your's will bloom soon. Can't wait to see them in your garden.
     
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    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    And two more from over the weekend...


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    Hibiscus - Lady Baltimore ( photo / image / picture from cherylad's Garden )





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    Hibiscus - Texas Star ( photo / image / picture from cherylad's Garden )

    The white one also bloomed, but it had holes in it... hope the next one is photo-worthy.
     
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    Hi Cheryl,..two beauties,..how big are those blooms?,..i really fancy the "Lady Baltimore",..oh some buds on one of mine at last :)
     
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    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Philip... the Lady Baltimore is kinda small, maybe about 3 inches. The Texas Star is usually around 5-6 inches.

    And here's the latest one to bloom. It's the one I call "Big Pink".


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    Newbiscus mauvelus ( photo / image / picture from cherylad's Garden )

    I need to do a search and see what other colors of hardy hibiscus I can find (besides pink, white & red).

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    Another stunning Hibiscus,..no wonder you call it "Big Pink",..flowers like this one are awesome,..i like big Sunflowers but Hibiscus are top of the range along with angel Trumpets,..beautiful to behold.
     
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    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Philip... here's another big one I call "Uncle Frank" since I got the seeds from his old (still flourishing) plant.


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    White Dinner Plate Hibiscus ( photo / image / picture from cherylad's Garden )

    I only have one more hibiscus to get a photo of... a Hardy one. It's been blooming white instead of pink this year. I did take a photo of it this morning but accidentally deleted it.

    :oops:
     
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    Your flowers are really pretty. I really like the yellow.
    I had hibiscus about 3-4 yrs ago. This year I got to looking for them and wondering why they didn't bloom last year. I found my little plants, guess they were too over crowded (as many of my plants are). for now I have them in pots and looking for a new sunny spot to put them.
     
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    Kay Girl with Green Thumbs

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    Hi Cheryl, I was whining about my Pink Swirl that has been so sorry looking this year. After a spell of hot, humid days, it has decided to get with it, and is finally starting to bloom. Not as prolific as past years, but I'll take it. Lots of buds, so promising!

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    Pink Swirl ( photo / image / picture from Kay's Garden )
     
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    So happy to see your pink swirl!
    I was deadheading my lunas today and noticed new buds. Yippie!
     
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    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Donna's recent post on her Hibiscus reminded me that I hadn't shown the White Texas Star yet.
    Here she is...


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    White Texas Star Hibiscus ( photo / image / picture from cherylad's Garden )
     

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