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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.
Plant Delights Nursery (http://www.plantdelights.com), an international mail order nursery specializing in rare and unusual perennials has released their
Rare hibiscus color is achieved after four years.
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.
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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