Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Desire') in the Tropical Hibiscuses Database

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Year Round
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 1, 2012 11:44 AM

HVH: "One of the new giants to come out of our HVH hybridizing program, 'Desire' blooms with a huge 8-10" single in bright pink offset by a softer pink edge. Father 'Belle du Jour' gave this flower its pink pigment, the lacy edge, and the genes for the giant flower. Mother 'Rainbow Sherbet' brightened the pink pigments. Both parents contributed genes for the superb bush. This new pink is one to watch! Released from HVH in 2013."


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