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First Kiss Hibiscus

This is a discussion on First Kiss Hibiscus within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; I usually don't get too excited over a hibiscus, but this one really caught my ...

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    Default First Kiss Hibiscus

    I usually don't get too excited over a hibiscus, but this one really caught my eye, flower spans 8 inches. Hope you enjoy, It is Yellow, white, and Red. It's name is First Kiss and that probably because the the red center.




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    Congrats Carol really pretty hibiscus you got there.

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    Very beautiful!! I wonder if it could take our winters?

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    Pretty Hibiscus bloom.

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    I think this one I'm going to put in in a pot, to bring it in for the frosty nights. They come back after a frost but sure wouldn't take any snow Daethen. Thanks

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    Wow! That is extremely attractive. Enjoy

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    I'd say 4 colors, Carol -- yellow, white, pinkish, and red. This really is an interesting flower. I love that wide yellow picotee and the pale/less saturated ring of pigment surrounding the red bullseye.

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    Very beautiful!! I wonder if it could take our winters?
    Carol is quite right, Jonada. You would have to grow this one as a potted plant as it would never survive our winters. Too bad the winter hardy hibiscus rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) doesn't come in such colors.

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    Thanks, the bad thing with hibiscus is the blooms only last one day, the good thing is the blooms just keep opening every day.

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    How I wish these platter-sized gumamela blooms last at least one week.

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