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Hibiscus tilliaceus - Mahoe or Giant Hibiscus


Hibiscus tilliaceus - Mahoe or Giant Hibiscus  (Hibiscus tilliaceus - Mahoe or Giant Hibiscus)

This Hibiscus' flowers start out red and fade to yellow. It grow to massive proportions (80ft/25m) in the wet tropics. This tree is 30ft/10m tall at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. Photo taken Sept. 18, 2011.



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Red flowers that fade to yellow!!! That is gorgeous!

5 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks! Yes, and typically this tree has thousands of flowers.

I wish I had photos of the giant ones in Hawaii. I know I had some photos somewhere. If I find them, I will post one.

5 Nov, 2011



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