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B236duce
Aug 20, 2015 8:12 AM CST
looking for this hibiscus a hybrid called tiger eye, anyone know where I could buy?
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Aug 20, 2015 8:44 AM CST
Hi and welcome to ATP!

Tiger's Eye is apparently very popular as it's out of stock every place I found it. Your best bet is to get on a waiting list or find someone who has it and see if you can get a cutting for rooting. Try calling this guy at Fancy Hibiscus and see if he has a waiting list.

http://www.fancyhibiscus.com/t...
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greene
Aug 20, 2015 10:41 AM CST
Welcome! B236duce

The photos you posted belong to Top Tropicals.com; have you contacted them?
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B236duce
Aug 20, 2015 10:54 AM CST
Contacted top tropical not helpful at all, one email back saying she had no idea where to source, I was shocked, totally no help whatsoever. Sighing!
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Aug 20, 2015 4:17 PM CST
Interesting that a site like Top Tropicals has photos of a plant they know nothing about. Wonder if the photos are original to Top Tropicals? Whistling

I looked online and found a Hibiscus named 'Eye of the Tiger'; not exactly the same as what you're looking for, but the photos are from the International Hibiscus Society so maybe they can help you locate the plant?

http://www.internationalhibisc...
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