'blue ' satin in name only?

nucci60(6 Ma.)July 28, 2012

Do they vary in color, because every pic I see of this Hibiscus they seem more lilac or lavender.

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denninmi(8a)

No, they are NOT a true blue. That color doesn't really exist in Hibiscus. They are a lavender/lilac as you say. The marketing people just take liberties in this area.

"Blue" impatiens are also the same lavender/lilac shade, as are "blue" roses (except, of course, for the white ones that are dipped in blue dye for the floral trade!).

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 10:29PM
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jperilloux(8b LA)

This is a Rose of Sharon, Bluebird variety. It isn't exactly blue either.
Rose-of-Sharon, Bluebird

    Bookmark   August 9, 2012 at 9:12AM
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wally_1936(8b)

Thanks for the post as they are beautiful.

    Bookmark   August 30, 2012 at 12:16PM
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