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Why are this two identical Hibiscus tree shaped have a different look?

They are planted in similar soil and in the same location.  They were both deeply pruned over the winter.  While separately potted on the southern side of the house, they produced similar number of flowers, and looked about the same. Now, in ground planted on the northern side;  One is constantly blooming and the other has beautiful large green leave, with very few flowers.

The one with the larger greener leaves was favored by the deer, before I started spraying the near by with Deer Fence.

They will both probably die with the first deep freeze, but I am wondering what could b


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