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Tropic Escape Hibiscus
Sunrise Mimosa, Tiki Temptation, South Pacific Sipper, Rum Runner Remix, Monsoon Mixer. The names could be cocktails on a Key West bar menu. Instead, they're Tropic Escape Hibiscus: big, showy blooms, more flamboyantly and uniquely colored than the typical hibiscus.
One of the quickest transformations from winter-
The Pantone Color Institute® decreed that 2012 is the year of Tangerine Tango, which they describe as "a spirited reddish orange that continues to provide the energy boost we need to recharge and move forward." An enticing juicy orange, Tangerine Tango is a vivacious and appealing refresher to enliven any gardener’s outlook this spring-
Hibiscus plants bloom from spring to fall. Come late fall, move your plant indoors, but don’t be alarmed if your hibiscus doesn’t flower or ends up adding yellow leaves over the winter. This is just the hibiscus telling you it does not like the winter and you should continue to care for the hibiscus normally. Once outdoor conditions improve and you move it outside again, your hibiscus will recuperate.
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Mike Rimland, The Plant Hunter, is a potted plant and indoor plant expert at Costa Farms. Learn more at