Tropical Hibiscus 'Rum Runner' (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)

Vancouver, WA(Zone 8b)

Tropical Hibiscus 'Rum Runner'
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

This pic shows the color change as the flowers age.....opening quite a lovely orange/red with purple throat and fading to the lighter shades....lovely!!!

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Denver, CO

Well photographed. How did you picture both phases if a flower only lasts a day?

Vancouver, WA(Zone 8b)


Thank-you! The blooms on my plant last up to 3 days....depends on heat, rain, how many flowers are open at a not all last one day like Daylilies or something. I often have flowers in many stages and colors like in the photo, and since it always seemed especially pretty to me - I thought I would share... :-)


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Denver, CO

Glad you did.

(It is hot enough here I've only seen doubles last longer than a single day- pretty fried even then,)
K. James

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