Hibiscus

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The intriguing part about this hardy hibiscus is the beautiful swirling lines in the bud.

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After it opens the lines straighten out and the stigma, surrounded by vibrating red, becomes the focal point.

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3 Comments on “Hibiscus”

  1. Chloris says:

    The flowers are lovely, but as you say the buds are intriguing.

  2. mattb325 says:

    They are spectacular!


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