St. Paul, Minn. (Spring 2012) – First Editions® Bali, Fiji and Tahiti offer hibiscus lovers three striking new varieties that are as beautiful and exotic as their namesakes. These easy-to-grow plants offer picturesque blooms throughout the summer and well into fall.

First Editions® Bali Hibiscus

With its beautiful white blooms, First Editions Bali Hibiscus will grant a glimpse of garden paradise July through September. Its semi-double white blossoms are perfectly accentuated by a purple-red center and lush green foliage.

Hibiscus syriacus “Minfren”

  • Full sun
  • Color White with purple red center
  • Height: 5- to 8-feet
  • Spread: 4- to 7-feet
  • Zone: 5-8

First Editions® Fiji Hibiscus

First Editions Fiji Hibiscus will bring to mind beautiful exotic islands with its color and texture. The blooms start as a medium pink, then open to semi-double flowers that finally fade to a lighter pink hue. The deep red center dramatically highlights the delicate blossoms.

Hibiscus syriacus “Minspot”

  • Full sun
  • Color: Light pink with deep pink accents and deep red center
  • Height: 5- to 8-feet
  • Spread: 4- to 7-feet
  • Zone: 5-8

First Editions®Tahiti Hibiscus

With its large, trumpet-shaped blossoms, First Editions Tahiti Hibiscus is sure to stand out in any garden. It’s gorgeous semi-double blooms are a deep pink-purple accented with a dramatic deep red center. Tahiti offers a feeling of the tropics from July through October.

Hibiscus syriacus “Mineru”

  • Full sun
  • Color: Deep pink with red center
  • Height: 5- to 8-feet
  • Spread: 4- to 7-feet
  • Zone: 5-8

Look for First Editions Bali, Fiji and Tahiti Hibiscus exclusively from

Bailey Nurseries at better garden centers in spring 2012.