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This is a discussion on All Of My Hibiscus within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; I would have to agree, Angel. I, myself ignore them most of the time I ...

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    I would have to agree, Angel. I, myself ignore them most of the time I pass by them at our local church, but seeing those pictures you post and realizing how beautiful they are made me want to rush to the church and get some cuttings!!! hehehe ~

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    I know what your saying about limited space. I only have one tropical Hibiscus with bright red flowers that seem to get bigger and more profuse as the years go on. It after 5 or 6 years is still in its second pot since I bought it, which is 14 inches. My greenhouse is only 14 feet long and the branches cover over ten feet of this, most hugging the north face glass. The tallest branches reach 9 feet up, again north facing. I have had to trim two branches sticking in the aisle facing south in all this growth. This makes for the most convenient large plant in the greenhouse. Add fertilizer, water, and a little good potting soil and mix. AL

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    I can understand that Al, even when grown in a pot there are some varieties that grow quite large. Trimming makes the bush rounder, because the hibiscus is a vertical grower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trevor05 View Post
    I would have to agree, Angel. I, myself ignore them most of the time I pass by them at our local church, but seeing those pictures you post and realizing how beautiful they are made me want to rush to the church and get some cuttings!!! hehehe ~
    I'm glad for that change in the way you see things Trevor. I think our "gumamelas", just like our bougainvilleas and bandera espanolas (cannas) deserve more respect and attention from us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by angel View Post
    Tropical indeed, Willeke. So is your hibiscus in a greenhouse? What color is it?
    No Angel, Mine is not in a greenhouse. I just have it in the living room and when the weather is nice I put it outside. The color is orange with a red heart.

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    You know Angel from what your telling me about trimming, that means I was doing the right thing and didn't even know it..................AL

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    Quote Originally Posted by vandagirl View Post
    No Angel, Mine is not in a greenhouse. I just have it in the living room and when the weather is nice I put it outside. The color is orange with a red heart.
    That's an interesting combination Willeke. Please post a photo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by orchidsal View Post
    You know Angel from what your telling me about trimming, that means I was doing the right thing and didn't even know it..................AL
    Yes Al. Otherwise it's growth habit results in the plant being too tall and lanky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by angel View Post
    That's an interesting combination Willeke. Please post a photo.
    Here's a photo for you. I hope you like it. He is making new flowers all the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vandagirl View Post
    Here's a photo for you. I hope you like it. He is making new flowers all the time.
    Wow, nice peachy orange and red! And healthy foliage too. Congratulations Willeke. Pretty soon it will outgrow its pot.

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