Thursday, July 28, 2011

Really large flowers............

Our local garden centre had a sale of perennial's recently and we bought a few as we need to fill in some planting spaces here and there in our garden. We bought this plant because the tag had a picture of a very nice flower. The plant is called Luna Red Rose Mallow - Hibiscus 'Luna Red".

It has started to flower and the blooms are huge........the size of a saucer maybe?

The blooms don't last very long but the good thing is that as one dies another opens and there are lots of buds. The plant is only about 1 1/2 feet high at the moment. It's a shrub and will fill out and grow to about 3 feet. It blooms from July to September...........nice:)

Take care:)


  1. How lovely! And such a perfect spot!
    I adore hibiscus!

  2. Wow!! I am impressed with that flower, how lovely, xx

  3. Lovely! =)

    It's such a beautiful color.

    Thanks for sharing!

  4. Love this hibiscus! Have you seen the yellow one "Surf- rider"..
    Love buying plants!

  5. I love buying perennials on sale. It's a good time of year for it.

    And how cute is that little blue dolphin!

    Happy Weekend!
    xo Catherine


If you leave a comment and I don't respond it's because I didn't get an email notice. I don't know why this happens and I apologize in advance as I love to hear from you:)