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By Amano

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Hello everyone, I noticed a strange phenomenon in the growth of my Hibiscus sinensis, flowers in May were yellow-cream, now apricot color.
Someone can explain why this happens?
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On plant Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

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This site talks about 2 flowers on one bush not specifically colour though. -

30 Oct, 2009


Thanks Drc726, interesting phenomenon of mutation of the flower, but the production of flowers of another color remains a mystery.
Now I have withdrawn my house plant, will bloom even in winter so we will see what color will prefer to show.

30 Oct, 2009


Do you think its just maturity of the plant?

30 Oct, 2009


I thought that maybe the arrival of the first cold has changed color, I do not know what will happen in the winter with the plants at the shelter, maybe spring will return ti its original color?

Forgive me, I'm using a translator, I do not write English ... but I think that the translator is not very capable

30 Oct, 2009


Its fine i can follow you perfectly.

30 Oct, 2009


Maybe the difference in light levels had made the earlier flowers fade?

30 Oct, 2009


I have a Hibiscus "moonraker" which was pure orange in first 5 flowers this was strange as it was supposed to also have yellow spots on the outer edge of each petal.But it did happen with flowers from no 6 on and still producing the flowers like the picyure on the label. The was the plant took a while to mature now its fine .maybe yours will change too .
another thought , maybe its reverting back to the colour of one of the parents as they usually cross polinate two flowers to breed a new colour.

31 Oct, 2009


Yes, but this doesn't happen on the original plant, only in the offspring.

3 Nov, 2009

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