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Moonflower hibiscus

Posted by Desirai 7B (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 17, 13 at 8:27

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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RE: Moonflower hibiscus

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

RE: Moonflower hibiscus

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.

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