Past Plants of the Day forum: of the Day: Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Plum Crazy')

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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Oct 9, 2015 6:01 PM CST
Today's plant of the day for Hibiscus is Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Plum Crazy').

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Plum Crazy') .

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Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Plum Crazy')
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Name: Catmint/Robin
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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Catmint20906
Oct 9, 2015 7:37 PM CST
I love the color on this hibiscus!
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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Oct 9, 2015 8:00 PM CST
I agree. I mostly focus on straight species, but that is one cultivar I would consider adding to my collection.
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Name: Rose
Oquawka, IL (Zone 5a)
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Rose1656
Oct 10, 2015 4:49 PM CST
Mine tends to flop so this year I used a tomato cage to hold it upright. It worked very well. Had some beautiful blooms that I didn't have to bend down to see!
springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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Frillylily
Oct 10, 2015 5:35 PM CST
foliage has a bluish tint to the leaves
does flop for me also
color is so pretty and rich

Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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clintbrown
Oct 10, 2015 8:48 PM CST
I just planted this one. I'm up to 20 different Hibiscus now. Lol.
Name: Rose
Oquawka, IL (Zone 5a)
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Rose1656
Oct 11, 2015 12:48 PM CST
Clint,

Your yard must really be beautiful with all of those big colorful blooms!

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