Multicolored Hibiscus?

subtropixSeptember 5, 2010

I have a hibiscus that has flowers that are yellow/orange on the edges of the petals and reddish on the inside. On this same plant, a flower opened that is pure red (no yellow or orange). The plant is definitely a single (not a multiple planting). What gives? Is this common?--It's gorgeous by the way!

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leaves and flowers that are variegated, or splotched with white or cream, tend to be unstable, meaning some growth can be on or the other color

    Bookmark   September 7, 2010 at 7:13AM
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One of my friend's Tropical Hibiscus "El Capitolio sport" has done the same thing recently i.e a pure red bloom among peach colored blooms...


    Bookmark   September 9, 2010 at 1:18AM
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Last year I had a peach colored one that had single and double flowers on the same plant - I never did take any pics of it.

Here is a link that might be useful: Tropical Hibiscus

    Bookmark   September 20, 2010 at 6:59AM
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I have a red hibiscus that produced a peach and red flower on one branch. They do mutate as far as I understand.

Here is a link that might be useful: my rustic bajan garden

    Bookmark   October 9, 2010 at 7:31PM
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