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Our hardy Hibiscus species as ornamentals

Author(s): H. F. Winters

Year: 1970

Journal: Economic Botany
Volume: 24
Issue: 2
Pages: 155-164

Article Topic(s): Establishment methods, Morphology, Provenance, Taxonomy

Species Referenced: Hibiscus coccineus (Scarlet rosemallow), Hibiscus grandiflorus (Swamp rose-mallow),


Provides a history of the taxonomy and cultivation of Hibiscus species native to North America, including H. moscheutos, H. grandiflorus, and H. coccineus. The article includes a discussion of hybridization among species and cultivars.

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H. F. Winters. "Our hardy Hibiscus species as ornamentals." Economic Botany 24.2 (1970): 155-164.

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ISSN: 0013-0001
DOI: 10.1007/bf02860595
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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