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Date Photo Taken: 03/24/2012
Location: Atlanta, ga
Posted By: LauraG


Beautiful pink flowers up to 7″ across. Blooms in Spring. I have always referred to it as a tulip tree because the leaves look like a coloring page tulip flower shape. When I google tulip tree, only poplar trees come up. I would love to get some more info on this beauty.
Thanks, Laura


  1. Buck Unregistered says:

    This looks like a peony. I don’t know the variety.

    February 2nd, 2014 at 5:28 pm
  2. steelekirk Flower Fanatic says:

    I think it is a Hibiscus gradibus rubris

    February 3rd, 2014 at 11:19 am
  3. LauraG Unregistered says:

    Thanks so much for your help. I think Buck nailed it, in that it is a variety of Peony Tree. It doesn’t die back to the ground each year but has a woody stem.

    February 3rd, 2014 at 12:12 pm

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