Tall_white_blossom

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Date Photo Taken: 07/15/2013
Location: Columns drive -Atlanta
Posted By: fabfab

Notes:

This stalk is 5 feet high in damp soil. Blossom is a little smaller than a baseball. What is it?

COMMENTS

  1. parityanimal Flower Fanatic says:

    The flower looks a lot like a white hollyhock but the leaves don’t look right for that.

    July 18th, 2013 at 10:47 am
  2. roypaul Unregistered says:

    Related to Hollyhock, but I think it’s a perennial hibiscus. http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/landscape/flowers/hgic1179.html
    They come in colors from white to deep red and flower sizes can be VERY large.

    July 18th, 2013 at 3:47 pm
  3. parityanimal Flower Fanatic says:

    I concur with roypaul.

    July 19th, 2013 at 9:52 am
  4. Wildflower154 Flower Fanatic says:

    These white hibiscus grow all along the highways in SE Georgia. More this year than ever due to the rain.

    August 23rd, 2013 at 9:26 pm

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