Moonflower hibiscus

Desirai(7B)March 17, 2013

My dad has a plant he calls a moonflower, I am pretty sure it is a hibiscus. It opens up late in the day, and produces seed pods and seeds like a hibiscus. It's solid white, its petals aren't like a texas red star.

Does anyone know the real name of this hibiscus?

Sorry no pictures, but I'm growing some from seed

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It sounds, from your description, that your dad is growing Datura aka moonflower.

    Bookmark   March 23, 2013 at 4:09PM
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TulsaRose z7a, Tulsa OK(7a)

OP said "produces seed pods and seeds like a hibiscus" which would rule out Datura. I'm also curious about the remark that " It opens up late in the day." Without a picture of the flower and foliage, it's just a guessing game.

Do a Google Images search for "white hibiscus" and maybe you can spot it.

    Bookmark   March 25, 2013 at 5:25AM
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