Hybrid hibiscus plant sale set for Sunday, Nov. 8
The James E. Hendry Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society will hold a hybrid hibiscus plant sale on Sunday, Nov. 8 from 2 4 p.m. at the Salvation Army Building, 10291 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers.
This is a plant sale only. Doors open promptly at 2 p.m.
The beautiful tropical hibiscus you’ve always wanted but could not find at Home Depot, Lowes or Wal-Mart will be for sale. Over 350 hybrid hibiscus will be available..small for $15 and large for $25. Special pricing for members; join the chapter the day of the sale for your discounted prices. These beautiful plants are being provided by Big Bad Flower out of Sarasota. Expert growing advice will be available during the sale from the chapter members who are experts on growing hibiscus referred to as “Queen of the Tropics.” These hibiscus are grown on their own roots and are easy to maintain. Some of these plants will grow blooms over 8 inches and are in just about every color of the rainbow! Besides reds and yellows, there will be blues, greens, purples, oranges, pinks, whites and some with up to five colors!! You will not believe your eyes. The comment heard most is “Wow, are these real?”
Plants available are Bayou Rose, Bienvenue, Black Dragon, Black Rainbow, Blue Jean Baby, Blueberry Thrill, Bold n Sassy, Cajun Blue, Cajun Princess, C’est Bon, Chartreuse Rose, Chiffon Pink, Cosmic Dancer, Creole Belle, Creole Fire, Delta Dawn, Foxy Lady, High Definition, Light My Fire, Madame Dupont, Mango Moon, Me Oh My Oh, Moondance, Night Runner, Rum Rascal, Saffron Sun, Storm Front, Sweet Pink, Tres Bon, Voodoo Queen, Whipped Cream & Zydeco.
Members of this hibiscus chapter will be available for any questions. There will be information available on how to care for hibiscus, plus books, pruning shears and fertilizer for sale. Admission and parking are free. This is a good opportunity Southwest Floridians have to add to their hybrid hibiscus collection.
This plant sale only will be the second of its kind for this chapter. The society meets at The Salvation Army Building, 102901 McGregor Blvd on the second Sunday of each month at 1:30 p.m. Anyone interested is cordially invited to attend the next meeting Sunday, Jan. 10, at 1:30 p.m.