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By Teo

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what causes the pink on the leaves of Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis variegated Snowflake?



'Snowflake' shouldn't have pink on its leaves - you've either got the variety 'Roseflake', or Hibiscus sinensis tricolor.There is another variety, though, called 'Snow Queen' which does have pink on its leaves.

12 Dec, 2016


Many plants use the purplish and red pigments called anthocyanins as natural antifreezes or sunscreens. In cold, sunny weather, green leaves often develop a bronze tint, especially on new growth, and variegation may turn lavender or pink.

12 Dec, 2016

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