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Submitted: July 29, 2021, 2:45 p.m.
By: Jason Baker, Curator

Even though the floristic palette has changed throughout the month, July is ending just as floriferous as it started. Right now our Hibiscus are blooming all throughout the Garden, come check them out before they fade.


Kopper King Hibiscus (Hibiscus 'Kopper King')

Near the Water Pavilion, these dinner-plate-sized flowers stand out against the dark burgundy foliage.


Anne Arundel Hibiscus (Hibiscus 'Anne Arundel')

Directly across the stepping stone path from Kopper King, Anne Arundel Hibiscus puts on a show.

Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodtwo' Flower JWB13.JPG

White Chiffon® Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus 'Notwoodtwo')

While they are called Rose of Sharon, they are part of the Hibiscus genus.

Hibiscus syriacsu 'Blue Satin' Flower JW12.JPG

Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus 'Blue Satin')

Although it looks pretty purple to me, it is as blue as it comes!

Hibiscus coccineus Flower Front JWB15.JPG

Scarlet Rose Mallow (Hibiscus coccineus)

You'll find this particular specimen on the Floral Walk. The species hails from Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.


Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)

This species of Hibiscus comes in any color you can imagine, just be sure to bring them indoors for the winter.

Photos by Jennifer Wiseman and Jason W. Baker