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Hibiscus with different coloured flowers

sueborg5sueborg5 Posts: 1
Both these flowers grew at the same time on the same plant.  Is it usual to have different-coloured flowers on the same plant? The hibiscus originally belonged to my father who died in 2007, and he had kept it for at least 10 years. I don’t remember ever seeing two colours on it before. The flowers are usually peach coloured, but I notice that another red flower is appearing now.

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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,603
    Mine is an old plant too and in Belgium it had bright golden yellow flowers with a deep red heart.   Now we've move here where it is generally warmer the flowers change colour to a warmer sunset glow so it could be heat.   I also found that during the heatwave in May my pale yellow Malvern Hills rose turned pink as it faded.  Never did that in Belgium.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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