Wanted Hibiscus for tea Does anyone know the name?

maricybele(8)December 30, 2007

Wanted some Hibiscus for making tea. The dark red flowers.

Don't have plants but I have lots of seeds.

Thanks,

Lisa

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lalameija(8 oregon)

The hibiscus you are looking for is H. acetosella (?). You can find it dried in most Latino markets or food section at the grocery store. They also call it "jamaica". There is always seeds at the bottom of the package of dried flowers. Bonus!

    Bookmark   January 1, 2008 at 3:09AM
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lzyjo(7)

I purchased Hibiscus Sabdariffa, aka, Roselle, for Jamaica tea from Tradewinds Fruit. I haven't tried to germinate them yet.

Here is a link that might be useful: Tradewinds Fruit

    Bookmark   January 3, 2008 at 4:01PM
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