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CharlieK
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Hibiscus identification

Can anyone pinpoint the species or cultivar of this particular hibiscus? I know there are over 200 species. This is a container plant. I am trying to put Latin names to my plant and flower photographs in an effort to learn more. Thanks in advance! :D

https://www.pbase.com/toosnvetts/image/87902304

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Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) - a member of the Malvaceae family.
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Thank you very much!

I am fairly sure this one is a Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)?
https://www.pbase.com/toosnvetts/image/87957621

We call this one a native hibiscus. Can you identify it?
https://www.pbase.com/toosnvetts/image/87971021

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CharlieK wrote:I am fairly sure this one is a Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)?
https://www.pbase.com/toosnvetts/image/87957621
I agree with Rose of Sharon, also known as Althea
CharlieK wrote:We call this one a native hibiscus. Can you identify it?
https://www.pbase.com/toosnvetts/image/87971021
That's a hardy hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos), also known as Rose Mallow and Swamp Mallow.
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