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not a Japanese maple

comments (3) October 19th, 2012 in gallery
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The store I purchased this plant from did not know what it is but that it is not a Japanese maple. I paid $1 and got 6. Each leave has 5 points, color is deep red and stem is skinny. They grow fast.

What are they??

Thank yoi so much



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julie1432 writes: I have one of those in my yard, and have seeded more mine is about 7 foot tall looks like it is becoming a tree. Posted: 4:47 pm on August 13th
ladybarber writes: Castor bean Posted: 2:12 am on January 9th
gardengal4 writes: Looks like a hibiscus. Check this out:

http://www.burpee.com/flowers/annual-hibiscus/hibiscus-mahogany-splendor-prod002582.html?catId=cat630023&trail=&_requestid=279423

I was at first going to say perennial hibiscus but that particular linked one says it is an annual. That would explain the bargain price.

Depending on your climate, you will need to overwinter them indoors if they are annuals.


Posted: 6:39 am on October 21st
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