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Hibiscus 'Pink Teacups'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Hibiscus 'Pink Teacups'

Pink Teacups Hardy Mallow

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Item #: 13011

Zones: 6a to 9b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 96" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


$20.00
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(aka: Hibiscus PDN 15-01) Hibiscus 'Pink Teacups' is one of those lovely surprises, which becomes a game-changing perennial. In 2014, we visited plantsman Rick Lewandowski at Shangri La Botanical Gardens in Southeast Texas. Rick was kind enough to share seed from a patch of dormant hibiscus, whose foliage appeared to be a hybrid swarm of Hibiscus coccineus and Hibiscus militaris. The gem of the resultant seed crop was an 8' tall specimen with see-through branches, clothed with small 3-5 lobed cannabis-like foliage, and topped all summer with 3.5" bright pink flowers that face completely upright...not sideways or angled, but upright...something we've never seen on any hardy hibiscus...truly fascinating.