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2021-E-mail Winter Plant Sale – Order Deadline – Thurs Oct 15, 2020 – Delivery Sat, Jan 16, 2021

Start date: October 15, 2020

End date: January 16, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm or until all plants have been picked up..

Location: Home of Jack Bernatz and Charlotte Harff at: 1301 SE 20th Ct. Cape Coral, Florida 33990

Plant Sales


We are having a Winter Virtual E-Mail Plant Sale like

the one we had this Summer.  We are extending

an invitation to anyone who hears about the sale

and wants to order plants.  The grower has some

rules about ordering.  All orders need to be

received along with your payment by Thursday,

October 15, 2020, when the plants will be ordered

and grown specially for us by Sunfire Nurseries.

Plants will be available for pick-up Saturday, Jan 16, 2021.

You may also order 50# bags of Hibisgain fertilizer

for $ 40.00 a bag, or 2# bags of Hibisgain for $ 8.00 a bag.

Plant Order Forms will be e-mailed to everyone on our

past and present Membership List.  Anyone else who

wants to order from our E-mail Plant Sale can get a

“do it yourself” order form from our website at:   by scrolling

down to the bottom of the home page to the most

recent Newsletters, and clicking on the

“2021 Email Plant Order form”.   Bloom photos for

this sale are also on the home page of our website:

at  ” “.

Click on “Hibiscus”   and     “Year – 2021

on the yellow bar near the top of the home page.

Hover your mouse over the bloom photo and the

plant name will appear in white through the bloom.

Everyone will need to get their order in the snail mail

so it is received by Charlotte Harff at:

1301 S.E. 20th Ct.,  Cape Coral, Florida  33990

on or before Thursday, October 15, 2020,

with a check for the total due made payable to:

A. H. S. (American Hibiscus Society).   Orders

may also be emailed to

by the deadline date, of October 15, 2020.

Payment may be made by credit card by calling

Charlotte Harff at (239-222-7038).

All plants will be sold for the price of:

$10.00 each for all 4″ plants, and

$25.00 each for all 3 gallon plants.

Our Winter Sale plants will be available

for pick up on Saturday, January 16 2021,

at the home of Jack Bernatz and Charlotte Harff;

1301 S.E 20th Ct, Cape Coral, Florida  33990

between 1:00  and 4:00 pm or until all plants

have been picked up.

Happy Plant Ordering, and

Thank you for joining in the winter plant sale,

Charlotte Harff and Jack Bernatz




2020 Annual Holiday Event – Lakes Park – Pavillion B-3 – For a Bring Your Own Bag Lunch Picnic!

Date: December 12, 2020

Time: 12:00 noon Start - 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Lakes Park outdoor picnic - Pavillion B-3 - 7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL  33908 - Everyone bring your own bag lunch!



The James E Hendry Chapter American Hibiscus Society

hereby announces a change in venue to celebrate the Holiday

Season.    We have updated our Holiday get together to be at Pavillion B-3

Place: Lakes Park – 7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL  33908. 

Date:  Saturday, December 12, 2020     Start Time:  12:00 noon

until 3:00 or 4:00 pm when we will be done.

This will now be an Outdoor event, where we can socially distance, and

face masks should be worn.  Each member or guest is asked to bring his

or her own bag lunch!   We will provide soft drinks, iced tea,

and water.  We will also purchased cupcakes for dessert.

Please RSVP to Nancy Kopp at: (239) 357-7727,  or email Nancy at: so we know how many will be attending.

Call Nancy for any questions you may have, and be sure to bring

$2.00 – $3.00 in single dollar bills to pay for parking inside the park.

We will not be bringing white elephant gifts to exchange this year.

The club will have a little surprise gift for each person who attends.

Hope to see everyone there!






Founded in 1952 as a non-profit organization


Named after James E. Hendry Jr., one of the founding members, we are the oldest Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society. Located in beautiful Fort Myers, Florida, our mission is to encourage and promote the development and improvement of hibiscus rosa-sinensis, the “Queen of the Tropics”, throughout Southwest Florida. 

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