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Monday, March 7, 2011

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Disco Belle Pink'

Scientific name: Hibiscus moscheutos 'Disco Belle' cultivars

 Common name: Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: Eastern and northern North America

Category: Evergreen free flowering shrub
Photo Taken at: Nursery in Bandar Bukit Tinggi, Klang

The blooms are the size of a dinner plate with sizes 15-22cm diameter. They usually close by mid afternoon. Grow in full sun in rich and moist, well-drained soil. It can tolerate wet soil but the soil should not be soggy.

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  1. Dramatic background :-)
    How nice to see a hibiscus out.

  2. Beautiful colors of the hibiscus!

  3. I think we call these althea. I have one in my yard, so it's nice to know that they are hibiscus. Isn't cotton also hibiscus. I have a Confederate Rose as well that is similar. Beautiful blog! Just joined to follow your flowers.

  4. Lovely details and color!

  5. It's so pretty, very delicate.

  6. I've seen this during the recent flower show, the flower is as big as my face!

  7. What a lovely color! I love the frivolousness of the blooms!


Yay! You like flowers too.

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