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vic

December 4, 2004
4:16 PM

Post #1177681

Confederate Rose, Cotton Rose
Hibiscus mutabilis




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hanna1
Castro Valley, CA
(Zone 9a)

December 4, 2004
9:11 PM

Post #1178078

Vic, I love it, I love it, don't have that one, gorgeous, now I want one now, LOL LOL, Annie
vic

December 5, 2004
1:09 AM

Post #1178376

Annie,

I received this from Yardbird. I have taken several cuttings, which so far, appear to being doing well. Make a note to yourself to email me around April and I will try and get you one. Doesn't Yardbird do good :-) LOL
I just wish I had your zone, it would have lasted longer.
hanna1
Castro Valley, CA
(Zone 9a)

December 5, 2004
6:13 AM

Post #1178717

Yes, but We're all lucky in our own way, aren't We, Thanks for the offer, Annie
eloopj
Atlanta, GA
(Zone 7b)

December 6, 2004
3:10 AM

Post #1180083

I just love these!!! I have a single and a double one. Just cut them down for the winter and saved all the cuttings to see what luck I have for next spring!!!
plant_fiend
San Jose, CA
(Zone 9b)

December 8, 2004
12:20 AM

Post #1183746

Gorgeous, Vic. Have you ever grown these from seeds? I received some seeds for double pinks and can hardly wait to plant them.
vic

December 8, 2004
12:50 AM

Post #1183798

No, I've never grown them from seed. This is my first one and I received it from Yardbird. I have taken cuttings of this though. Come to think of it, I don't remember seeing any seeds. I'm sure there had to be some though, eh?
yardbird
Maben, MS
(Zone 7b)

December 8, 2004
12:13 PM

Post #1184390

I had seeds this yr, my confederate rose is 2 yr old so maybe they don't have seeds the first yr.

Ruth
plant_fiend
San Jose, CA
(Zone 9b)

December 8, 2004
8:27 PM

Post #1185225

I hear they are prolific self seeders. Like you said, Ruth, maybe just not the first year. They sure are beautiful plants. Any special care required for them?

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