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February 2014 Wacky Patent


U.S. Patent Number: PP24,108

Patented Mar. 19, 2012




Colitz Catchphrase:

“Whoever thought our government could provide a nice valentine wish?“

wacky patent illustration

original patent


A new and distinct cultivar of hardy herbaceous Hibiscus hybrid plant named ‘My Valentine’ is winter-hardy with naturally short, mounded habit with dense heavy branching. The foliage is fine textured tri-lobed and of dark green with purple tinting and veining. The flowers are large and numerous with red-velvet overlapping, slightly-recurved petals over a long blooming period.

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