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Multicolored Hibiscus?

Posted by njoasis 7 (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 5, 10 at 16:15

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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RE: Multicolored Hibiscus?

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


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RE: Multicolored Hibiscus?

  • Posted by izhar Karachi, Pakistan/ 1 (My Page) on
    Thu, Sep 9, 10 at 1:18

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...

Izhar


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RE: Multicolored Hibiscus?

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


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RE: Multicolored Hibiscus?

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


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