Hibiscus forum: Double hibiscus needs ID

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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
Dec 26, 2015 2:52 PM CST
This is in friend's home in Galveston...it is blooming beautifully now. The hisbiscuses are blooming all over the island..

Thumb of 2015-12-26/piksihk/df9dc8

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 27, 2015 10:51 PM CST
looks like the Double Orange - a ho hum name but beautiful flower.

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plantladylin
Dec 28, 2015 12:36 PM CST
Or possibly this one I had awhile back:
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 28, 2015 2:40 PM CST
Personally, I think Double Orange and Double Apricot are the exact same thing. I have a sneaky suspicion that a lot of the same plants get different names because flower color can be influenced by temperature, water (as in how much chlorine or fluoride or other constituents), soil pH, angle of the sun and a myriad of other factors.

Unless there are other factors that show a distinct difference in morphology other than color, it's almost impossible to correctly label some plants.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 28, 2015 2:49 PM CST
I just looked back at other pictures of flowers of the Double Orange taken a month apart.

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Exact same plant.
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