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Experimenting with Hibiscus trees in Washington, DC

Growing for the first time Hibiscus and in the winter

I inherited a couple of Hibiscus trees, being the practical person I am, I would have not bought.  When Summer ended I hoped to dispose of them but could not bring myself to throw out plants.  I kept them on the deck until the end of November, and took them in when real freezing was predicted.
After loosing some leaves, the two trees florished for the next 6 weeks.  The flowers kept blooming and unlike the outdoors flowers that fell off after one day, these stayed on for 5 to 6 days each!
As they fell off I trimmed the new buds off and cut off the branches to create a smaller tree.

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