Hibiscus flowers changing colour?

Sharon1130October 7, 2012

I have had this yellow hibiscus now for 4 years, and the flowers have always been yellow with a red throat. But towards the end of the summer all the flowers turned a creamsicle (orange) colour. I have not changed my routine at all so I don't understand why they would change colour at this point.

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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)


I would suggest you try asking at the link below.

Here is a link that might be useful: Hibiscus Forum

    Bookmark   October 8, 2012 at 10:07AM
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albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)

May have something to do with carotenoids and the weather.

Check out Why do hibiscus flowers change color?.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2012 at 1:16PM
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