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As good as Midnight Marvel but white?

Posted by rouge21 4 (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 2, 13 at 8:44

For sure this season on GW lots has been posted about this amazing hibiscus. is there a similarly extra special hardy hibiscus having large (mostly) white flowers? Recommendations please.


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RE: As good as Midnight Marvel but white?

I don't think one exists that is as good, but 'Crown Jewels' probably comes closest.


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RE: As good as Midnight Marvel but white?

Thanks for the suggestion.

I have read also that "Blue River II" is quite an impressive white flowering hardy hibiscus.


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RE: As good as Midnight Marvel but white?

I purchased Blue River last year from Lowes in September. I planted and mulched it and kept it watered until fall. This year it has doubled in size and has been blooming big white flowers for several months.


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RE: As good as Midnight Marvel but white?

Thanks for your experience valtorrez. I take it that yours really is BR and not BR II?

This post was edited by rouge21 on Sun, Oct 6, 13 at 11:40


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RE: As good as Midnight Marvel but white?

UPDATE:

I planted a smaller specimen (BR II) earlier this summer. And yesterday it gave its first impressive flower (7" across); with many buds still showing.


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