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Hagstrom, John

Hibiscus ‘Kopper King’ (Kopper King hibiscus), flowers


Identifier
3.75293
Format
digital color photograph 
Digitization Status
Born digital
Type
Photographic image
Date created
2004 – 2012
Description
Hibiscus ‘Kopper King’ (Kopper King hibiscus), rose mallow hybrid that is a cross between H. moscheutos and H. coccineus, compact vigorous sturdy rounded somewhat shrubby woody-based  3-4' tall, foliage is copper-red, flowers are dinner plate-sized 5-petaled hollyhock-like flowers 10-12" diameter which are among the largest flowers produced by any perennial in this area, flowers are light pink with red veining and a bright red central eye, each flower has a prominent and showy pale yellow tubular central staminal column