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The blue ribbon indicates the bloom has won a Best of Show Award at an American Hibiscus Society show.

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Hibiscus Plants
5th Dimension 5th Dimension
6-7" orange halo border on the bloom that turns yellow by the end of the day. Does well if planted in full sun or partial shade. Growth Habit: Fast grower

Ambersusanne Ambersusanne
Mega award winner by Dawn Conrad over the years. Red Snapper's mother. Only three grafted plants ready.

Angel's Wing Angel's Wing
The judges of the American HIbiscus Society picked this bloom as their favorite over all other blooms. 8-10" creamy white with pink eye. These are quarts. Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade. Growth Habit: fast grower Limit one per customer. these are grafted Quarts. It has won more Best of Show awards then any Hibiscus in the history of the American Hib. Society!

Anna Elizabeth Anna Elizabeth
This one goes way back and is one of the parents of Ambersusanne and grand parent of Red Snapper. Two of the winningest blooms in the history of the American Hibiscus Society. A Conrad creation that is grafted.

Antique Treasure Antique Treasure
4-6" chocolate with creamy spots on the blooms. Growth Habit: Slow grower good for pots. Does best if planted in full sun or part shade. This bloom was in the running as Am. Hib. Society judges favorite bloom. Also does great indoors. Grafted

Bettie Evans Bettie Evans
Huge heavy textured white with 8-9 inch blooms the norm. Often last two days.

Bievenue Bievenue
Only way to describe this DuPont bloom is to show the picture. A true winner with hot colors.

Black Dragon Black Dragon
Huge dark bloom by DuPont which has won many awards. Finnally available on it's own roots. Rare.

Blackberry Jam Blackberry Jam
This beautiful 5-6 inch bloom beat out the bigger blooms and won Best of Show the first time out. Must have for any collector or plant lover from Sonny.

Blue Mist Blue Mist
5" periwinkle blue with white eye, great foliage! Growth Habit: Slow grower good for pots. Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade. Also does great indoors.

Bon Temps Bon Temps
A Dupont favorite for bloom size and bush growth habits. Easy to grow.

Brandon Straton Brandon Straton
One of Bob Collins show winners. This one has won many shows as a mini double with a very strong bush and lots of bloos.

Bronze Devil Bronze Devil
Beautiful Best of Show winner from Don Flours in TX. People will be asking U if it is real!

Buyou Rose Buyou Rose
A Hibiscus that looks like a rose. No thorns! Thanks to Dupont we can offer this unique plant.

Byron Metts Byron Metts
6-8" pure white 2 day bloom. Growth Habit: Fast grower. Does best if planted in partial shade.Quarts.

Cajun Cocktail Cajun Cocktail
Everyone likes a little cocktail once in a while. These will create their own conversation piece. Quart Standards are $20 and so note in the comment section.

Cajun Gray Lady Cajun Gray Lady
Another fast growing ever blooming hybrid from DuPont. Excellant rooter if you want more.

Catherine's Dragon Catherine's Dragon
Another Best of Show winner from Fred and Connie Roush. Large pink double that blew the judges away. Just a few ready. New as of 9-12

Chads Chads
Miniature yellow and gold bloom. Growth Habit: Fast grower. Does best if planted in partial shade. Great for hybridizing.

Cherry Vanilla Sundae Cherry Vanilla Sundae
A beautiful BOS mini from Fred and Connie. New and only 3 ready.

Chocolate High Chocolate High
5" chocolate with white and pink eye. Growth Habit: Slow grower good for pots. Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade. Also does great indoors. This one is also known as Jim Berry.

City Slicker City Slicker
How did a country boy like DuPont ever come up with this name. And such a great bloom! Just the thing for your City Slicker

Clair's Future Clair's Future
One of Buddy Short's best ever blooming seedlings. You know this is special when he named it after one of his grand daughters! The camera cannot do it justice. It is his first Best of Show bloom.

Cloud Nine Cloud Nine
Deep rose to light pink 6" bloom with petaloids on compact plant. Growth Habit: Fast grower. Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade.

Connie Mae Connie Mae
Another huge bloom from Fred and Connie Roush that has already won a Best of Show.

Cool Brees Cool Brees
Damon of LA shows how much they care about their Saints team. This is a beautiful bloom but cannot pass worth a hoot.

Creole Belle Creole Belle
Another huge bloom from DuPont with an eye like no other Hibiscus. Captivating!Collector special.

Creole Lady Creole Lady
Another winner from DuPont. This one has Gator Pride as a parent. Good seed setter.

Curt's Gift (via Fern) Curt's Gift (via Fern)
This new variety by future Master Hybridizer Fern Betancourt is a Gator Pride X Chads cross with some of the most vibrant colors I have ever seen. This was Fern's first ever seedling bloom and I gave both parents to him as gifts to get him started. Hense the name has a double meaning. Thanks Fern!

Delta Dawn Delta Dawn
Unusual color combination that demands attention. Collector favorite from DuPont

Early Morning Early Morning
Another Best of Show bloom from Carlos. Lg. 8 inch bloom with bright colors.

Electric Blue - #714 Electric Blue - #714
Blue & Red Single. Great bloomer and bush. Does not spread like some hibiscus.

Elephant Ears Elephant Ears
This Large White Double is an old favorite and a Show Winner.

Erin Rachael Erin Rachael
4-5" Hot Neon colors,heavy bloomer on dark green foliage. Growth Habit: Slow grower good for pots. Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade. Also does great indoors.

Exotic Burning Desire - 991 Exotic Burning Desire - 991
With a name like that, it does not need much description. Brand new but plants ready. Wonderful grower and bloomer.

Exotic Crown Jewel Exotic Crown Jewel
6+ inch new seedling from Curt's Gift and Lady Bug. First bloom 10-25-10. Bush and bloom shows alot of promise. Hope to have some in late Spring.

Exotic Golden Halo - #767 Exotic Golden Halo - #767
New! Just Released! A Beautiful Red and Gold Single Bloom that grows anywhere. The Hotter the Temp. the more Gold comes out in the bloom.

Exotic Lavender Lady - #647 Exotic Lavender Lady - #647
Just Released! A beautiful light blue/lavender Double. This one is a prolific bloomer. Best of Show winner.

Exotic Party Girl - #624 Exotic Party Girl - #624
This exciting New Release has beautiful double blooms that have different shades of Pink in them. It's a wonderful bloomer.

Exotic Sensation - #79 Exotic Sensation - #79
Just Released!!! This soft blue bloom has won BOS several times at Hibiscus shows. This gorgeous bloom sits on one of the best growing bushes I have ever seen.

Flo Belle Flo Belle
Here is something new and exciting for your garden! This beautiful 7-8" bloom has petaloids and is white with a yellow ruffled border and a crisp red eye. It was hybridized by Carlos and Nola Reynolds.

Funny VooDoo Funny VooDoo
This is fast becoming one of my favorite blooms. 7 inches with eye grabbing colors.

Gator Pride Gator Pride
6" Orange and blue ruffled edged bloom on great bush. Growth Habit: Fast grower. Does best if planted in partial shade.This bloom has many variations in it's colors.

Gold Rain Gold Rain
Red and yellow double on a slow growing bush with sea grape shaped leaves. Growth Habit: Slow grower good for pots. Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade. Also does great indoors.One of the few doubles that opens early.

Golden Granny Golden Granny
Another show winner from Fred and Connie Rouse. Makes a great gift for Granny!

Grand Fiesta Grand Fiesta
This Byron Metts X Madame DuPont cross's first bloom was 8 inches across! It is so big, it took several days to open. Just won Best of Show seedling dbl at the FL. State Fair show. A must have. Thanks Buddy!

Hello Sunshine Hello Sunshine
This bloom of Buddy's smiles back at you! It almost out shines the sun. 6+ inches.

High Difinition High Difinition
True collector bloom. Hot colors and large bloom from DuPont.

Imperial Dragon Imperial Dragon
Another huge bloom from Black Dragon. A must have for collectors and beginners. Lots of blooms.

Irish Eyes - #659X Irish Eyes - #659X
New! A Very Pale Yellowish Green bloom with petaloids and warm fall colors throughout.

June's Dragon June's Dragon
New Release!!!!! June's Dragon by The SCOBIES is a HUGE ever blooming award winning beauty. THis one is definately a must have for collectors.

Key Lime Pie Key Lime Pie
This is a multi-show winner from Texas. Actually Hibiscus blooms are editable but doubt this really taste like Key Lime Pie.

Kiss & Tell Kiss & Tell
6-7" deep velvet red bloom. Growth Habit: Fast grower Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade.

Lady Bug Lady Bug
New! A beautiful heavily textured 2 day bloom that is as cute as its name. Hybridized by Doug and Mary Ann Hotelling.

Little RApscallion Little RApscallion
This little Best of Show winner was created by the Roushs. If you like Minis and browns, this is for you.

Little Treasure Little Treasure
This is one of those smaller blooms (under 5 inches) that grabs your attention. Buddy is the proud Pappa of this award winner. Great bush and easy to grow.

Madame DuPont Madame DuPont
This huge 7 inch bloom just pulls you in. A must have for any yard. Bobby named it for his mother so you know it is exceptional.

Magic Moments Magic Moments
Two day huge semi-double light brown/orangy bloom that lets it's striking eye show through.

Mary Morgan Mary Morgan
One of the best pink doubles on a perfect bush with tons of blooms! How can you miss?!

Mary Poppins Mary Poppins
Fast upright growing plant with an umbrella shaped bloom of pink and white. Growth Habit: Fast grower Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade.

Masked Bandit Masked Bandit
New for 2014 from Master hybridizer Carlos Reynolds. Must have for collectors. 6+ inch beauty.

Medicine Man Medicine Man
This bloom just jumps out at you screaming for attention. Rich dark colors that will create lots of positive comments.

ME-OH    MY-OH  ME-OH MY-OH
A nother beauty by DuPont. Blue with a spirling eye and a super bush.

Molten Lava Molten Lava
Golden Yellow with Deep Maroon streaks miniature. Slow grower and good pot plant.

Mon Ami Mon Ami
Large rich red double from DuPont. Stops U in your tracks

Mother's Love Mother's Love
Wonderful tripute to all Moms from DuPont. Great bloomer and bush.

My Way My Way
Huge two day bloom created by Doug and Maryann Hotelling of Florida. It can go over 8 inches and will stop traffic in front of yor house. Best in back yard.

Mystic Mist Mystic Mist
Sonny has created a knock your socks off Hibiscus that is destined for greatness. When people see it, all they can say is WOW!

Mystical Charm Mystical Charm
Ready in late 2014. Have to ck and see who produced this beauty. Great bloomer.

Nectar Pink Nectar Pink
Huge award winning Pink from DuPont. Fast growing and ever blooming. A real collecter plant for everyone!

Newton's Pride Newton's Pride
Bred by DuPont and named by Buddy, this is a collectors must have plant. Already a Best of Show bloom.

Night Fire Night Fire
5" Blue and Red single bloom. Very compact plant. Growth Habit: Slow grower good for pots. Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade. Also does great indoors.

Night Runner Night Runner
I must warn you, these plants (Blooms) are addictive! Blame Dupont/Gerlick for this beauty. Under evaluation

Ocean Spray Ocean Spray
6-7' Cranberry w/ White Spots Growth Habit: Fast grower Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade.

Orange Cappoccino Orange Cappoccino
Bright Orange with a bright rare white contrasting eye. This seven inch beauty lays flat and and blooms often. Created by Matt Martindale.

Petra Petra
5" miniature that has dark foliage and will do well in shade or in full sun. It is a heavy bloomer and will make an excellant shaped bush. Sport of Erin Rachael and looks the same in the AM but changes to yellow in the PM.

Pink Cheeks Pink Cheeks
Buddy has a new filly in his stable of purebreds. This beauty won Best of Show the first time it was shown. Rumor has it he will have one named Sweet Cheeks real soon.

Pink on the Mountain Pink on the Mountain
Snow on the Mountain's sister. Hope we do not get yellow on the Mtn. Beautiful bloom and bush from DuPont.

Pride of Hankins Pride of Hankins
Double red the covers itself in blooms. Very green leaves and is great for corners as it is a tall strong grower. Multi Best of Show winner.

Pushpa Suresh Pushpa Suresh
Berry paid fellow Master Hybridizer in India the ultimate compliment of naming one of his best new blooms for her. Ready mid 2014

Rainbow Mountain Rainbow Mountain
This new stunning 8" bloom was hybridized by Sonny Stollings in Maryland. It's parents are Rainbow Christy and Smokey Mountain.

Red Planet Red Planet
The deepest red on the planet that shines. Spring of 2013. Must have for collectors.

Red Snapper Red Snapper
5 time winner of the American Hibiscus Society "Flower of the Year" Red, White and Pink double that is grafted. Growth Habit: Fast grower. Grafted. Does best if planted in full sun or partial shade.

Red, White and New Red, White and New
Recent winner of Hibiscus Society favorite bloom! New in 14.

Rose Colored Glasses - #793 Rose Colored Glasses - #793
A loose double bloom with many shades of Pink.

Royal Ranney Royal Ranney
This beauty was hybridized by Royal Rainey and had a chapter in the American Hibiscus Society named after him. An old favorite we thought was lost!

Saffion Moon Saffion Moon
Solid yellow doubles are hard to find. You just found one!

Sarah's Run Sarah's Run
Buddy's little grand daughter did not start off walking, she started off running. Like Sarah, it will run away with your heart.

Sgt. Seth Trahan Sgt. Seth Trahan
Buddy named this in honor of one of our fallen Hero's! This bloom represents all of our fallen Hero's who gave their all for love of Freedom and our country!

Silver Charm Silver Charm
Huge heavy textured double white. This bloom will stop anyone in their tracks

Silver Memories Silver Memories
This huge silver and gray heavy textured bloom would make anyone proud. Grafted

Silver Sun Silver Sun
Beautiful delicate colors that will please all Hibiscus lovers. You just want to stare at it and soak it up. A Sonny masterpiece.

Sly Fox Sly Fox
Only a couple of these beauties ready. Large blooms that set seeds if you are in to hybridizing as everyone should be.

Snow on the Mountain Snow on the Mountain
This one will prove to be a collector classic. Great bloomer and bush.

Special Soulmate Special Soulmate
Takes a special bloom and plant for such a personal and soul searching name. It will not let U down.

Spilt Milk Spilt Milk
True mini from Chads and Gator pride that loves to set seeds. Another Fern seedling master piece. Every bloom perfect. This bloom has not even seen it's frist show.

Stippled Tiger Stippled Tiger
Huge double Best of Show winner from DuPont. Strong bush and lots of blooms. Should have some ready by late Spring of 2014. New.

Stolen  Kiss Stolen Kiss
One of the best new hybreds developed by the Dupont/Gerlick team. Prolific bloomer and great bush with 8 inch bloom. A must have.

Stolen Kiss Stolen Kiss
Huge bloom on a great bush. One of the best Hibiscus ever developed by DuPont. Gallons are budded up with lush bushes.

Storm Front Storm Front
This huge blue is a must have for any serious collector of Hibiscus Lover. Rich colors that are hard to capture with any camera.

Strawberry Kee High Strawberry Kee High
Another Rouse Best of Show. So many 'must haves' from their wonderful gardens! Large bloom and great bush.

Sun Showers Sun Showers
Large multi-colored red and yellow single. The hotter it gets - the more yellow in the bloom. Does well in partial shade. Growth Habit: fast grower. This is our #1 seller.

Sweet  Pink Sweet Pink
Huge soft fluffy pink double from Hybridizers DuPont and Gerlich. Huge bloom and show winner.

Sorry, No Picture Available Sweet Cheeks
The name alone brings a smile with this award winning 6+ inch beauty!

Sweet Pink Sweet Pink
Huge double award winning pink! Collectors favorite bloom from DuPont.

Tahitian Princess Tahitian Princess
Dick Johnson just sits in Tahiti creating beauty for all of us to enjoy. Under production for Spring

Tahitian Taui Tahitian Taui
We will let the picture describe this 7 inch beauty. Actually, it is much bluer then the picture. Another beauty from Richard Johnson in Tahiti.

Texas Pride-Renee Blaschke Texas Pride-Renee Blaschke
7" bloom with a dark red eye. This plant is a heavy bloomer whose blooms last two days. This bloom is named in honor of Renee Blaschke who is the President of the National Garden Clubs of the US.

Untamed  Heart Untamed Heart
Huge velvet red from the DuPont stables. If you like red and doubles, this is a must have.

Untamed Heart Untamed Heart
Huge velvet red double from DuPont stables. A must have if U like doubles.

Vermillion Queen Vermillion Queen
Huge velvet red bloom with ruffles. The Standards (trees) are also in gallon pots 2+ feet tall.

Victoria's Touch Victoria's Touch
Buddy Short already has a stable of seedlings in waiting and this is one of his best. Expect to see his name om many new beautiful blooms. Victoria is a friend who always touched people's lives in a positive way.

Voodoo Queen Voodoo Queen
Some strange lovely colors from the Buyou State by DuPont and Gerlich. Much better then the picture

White Pride of Hankins White Pride of Hankins
A true white double and show winner. The pink fades out. Same great foilage and bush as Pride of Hankins. New as of 9-03-08

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