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Buying Tropical Hibiscus at Shows

Many new Hibiscus enthusiasts fall into their first “hibiscus frenzy” upon visiting a flower show & sale.  Major hibiscus shows are run by local chapters of the American Hibiscus Society, generally in spring & summer.  Hundreds of exotic hibiscus blooms are entered in competition, where they vie for the approval of AHS trained judges.  Growers are usually on-hand to sell many varieties of potted Hibiscus rosa-sinensis plants, which are typically priced in the range of $10 to $40.  The local chapters usually get a percentage of the sales, so these events are also major fund-raisers for the clubs.

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