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Growing in a thicket I was going to clear

Posted by amna 6 (MA) (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 9, 14 at 23:12

Could you please help me yet again. I noticed the white and mauve flowers below growing in an area that is an overgrown, wild thicket right now, very shady. I like the flowers and will try to save the plants. It would be great if I could get and ID.

White flower:
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Leaves of white flowered plant:
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Mauve plant:
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Close-up of mauve flowers:
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Thanks in advance for all your help!
Amna


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RE: Growing in a thicket I was going to clear

I believe both plants are double Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus. Perhaps someone else can tell you the cultivar names.


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RE: Growing in a thicket I was going to clear

  • Posted by amna 6 (MA) (My Page) on
    Sun, Aug 10, 14 at 0:05

Thank you, missingtheobvious. I thought it could be Rose of Sharon, but was confused by the flowers because I've never seen the double flowers before! Exciting!


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