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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Peach hibiscus open...finally!

Well, surprise!!!...this morning the peach hibiscus were opening! I thought they never would!! It has been months of only reaching the bud stage and then they die off. Now, I have an abundance. I think they are very susceptible to water, heat,and sun. Tempermental little buggers!!! They are some pretty doubles though!




14 comments:

Pokeberry Mary said...

My camellias will always wait out a cold spell before they will open, maybe they were doing that.

Darla said...

You have a Jane Cowell Hibiscus here...I have one and love it!!

Aerelonian said...

Very nice! I'm glad they didn't fall off again!

Lisa at Greenbow said...

They are well worth waiting for Julie. Gorgeous!.

Julie said...

Darla- thanks for the name...I never knew what they were called.

Suzanne said...

Oh goodness. Hibiscus already. As happy as I am for you, that makes this cold weather dweller a little depressed. They are so beautiful!

Teri C said...

Oh my, they are BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!

marianne said...

Ahhh I will take another half year before my hibiscus will blossom.....
Lucky you!

Evelyn Howard said...

Yay!! Lovely blooms - love the colour!

Bobbie Lynn said...

Good hear Julie. They are very pretty. I see you have some sun there. Enjoy your hibiscus.

Judi said...

Hi Julie
beautiful beautiful. Oh how I wish I had some like that peeking through the snow around here...you are so lucky to enjoy such yearround beauty.
Thats a gorgeous shade.
hope things are going well..
Judi

Serena said...

Beautiful hibiscus blooms!

Stapeliad said...

Julie these are amazing!! I love that orange color.

Bethany said...

oh wonderful. they are gourgeous, what a treat after all that waiting. thanks for sharing!!!