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2013-04-23 22:17:09

Since 1997, a shrubby perennial found only in East Texas has been on a waiting list to be officially declared by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. A ruling on the fate of the Neches River rose-mallow is expected by 2016 under a settlement agreement between the feds and a conservation group. If the plant is listed as threatened, it will become eligible for government-funded restoration. But the future of the white-petaled, ruby-throated hibiscus...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

Plant Delights Nursery (http://www.plantdelights.com), an international mail order nursery specializing in rare and unusual perennials has released their 110 page, full color encyclopedic catalog, featuring over 100 new perennial plants for Spring 2012. For 2012, Plant Delights Nursery introduces 6 new epimediums. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Plant Delights Nursery (http://www.plantdelights.com), an international mail order nursery specializing in rare and unusual...

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2010-09-05 11:40:00

Rare hibiscus color is achieved after four yearsDr. Dariusz Malinowski is seeing blue, and he is very excited.For four years, Malinowski, an AgriLife Research plant physiologist and forage agronomist in Vernon, has been working with collaborators Steve Brown of the Texas Foundation Seed and Dr. William Pinchak and Shane Martin with AgriLife Research on a winter-hardy hibiscus breeding project.The project was first a private hobby of the inventors and became a part of the strategic plan of the...

2010-07-23 13:24:56

AgriLife Research creating unique winter-hardy hibiscuses With a little cross-breeding and some determination, Dr. Dariusz Malinowski, Texas AgriLife Research plant physiologist and forage agronomist in Vernon, is trying to add more colors to the world of hibiscuses. Malinowski is working on breeding winter-hardy hibiscus in what started as a hobby about four years ago, but in the last year has been added to the strategic plan of the Vernon research program. Commercialization of the flowers...


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2005-07-12 15:35:56

The Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, family Malvaceae) is an evergreen shrub indigenous to East Asia. Also known as China rose and Shoe flower, it is widely grown as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics and subtropics. The flowers are large, red, and firm, but lack any scent. Numerous cultivars, varieties, and hybrids have been created, with flower colors ranging from white through yellow and orange to scarlet and shades of pink, with both single and double sets of petals....

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