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'blue ' satin in name only?

Posted by nucci60 6 Ma. (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 28, 12 at 15:50

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

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RE: 'blue ' satin in name only?

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!).

RE: 'blue ' satin in name only?

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

RE: 'blue ' satin in name only?

Thanks for the post as they are beautiful.

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