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Hibiscus: When do Hibiscus seedlings get first flowers?

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West Babylon, NY
(Zone 7a)

August 13, 2012
10:46 AM

Post #9240082

My seedlings sprouted around April, so there around 5 months, when can I expect flowers?
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

August 13, 2012
9:35 PM

Post #9240784

Many perennials won't bloom their first year from seed so I wouldn't expect blooms this year.
Tipp City, OH
(Zone 5b)

August 14, 2012
9:08 AM

Post #9241206

I haven't actually tried to start seeds - they have self-sowed all around my garden. There were about three that I decided to see how they came out last summer and they bloomed this year. Good luck! This is one of them...

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West Babylon, NY
(Zone 7a)

August 14, 2012
2:37 PM

Post #9241541

Your Hibiscus looks like white lace on a wedding dress, very elegant!
Belton, TX

August 15, 2012
7:46 AM

Post #9242189

It most often depends upon the variety of experience indicates that most of the native hibs require 2 growing seasons to bloom and several of the more stable hardy hibs such as the Luna Series often require 3. The Rose of Sharon grow as weeds locally and often bloom the first year from seeds cast in the fall...

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