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Re: New picture


Yep - check out the stalk, thin stalks, green w/ leaves that my
friends think looks like "grass".  My neighbor Pat refers to my
hibiscus plants as my "pot plants" the big gooberhead.   Looks like
Texas star hib to moi too.


On 7/26/05, Lynda Young <lyoung@grindertaber.com> wrote:
> I saw your picture and thought "Oh, that looks just like my Texas Star
> hibiscus", so I'm thinking Daryl is probably right and if you poke
> around you'll find it is not a vine.  Worthy plant in my yard - nothing
> bothers it, drought and heat don't faze it and it blooms when lots of
> other plants are trailing off.
> 
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West TN
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Daryl
> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 2:49 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] New picture
> 
> 
> Jim,
> 
> It's a dead ringer for my Texas Star Hibiscus. I'm betting that it's not
> on a vine, and that it's Hibiscus coccineus. Take a look at the leaf at
> 11 o'clock, more or less.
> 
> Oh, and you might find this bit amusing.
> http://crimlaw.blogspot.com/2004/08/great-texas-hibiscus-raid.html
> 
> d
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 2:46 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] New picture
> 
> 
> > This flower is on a vine. It looks something like a hibiscus and is
> > about the same size as a hibiscus. Anybody recognize it?
> >
> > http://hort.net/+12PX
> >
> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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