Flower Database

Hibiscus

Basic information
Flower Name
Hibiscus
Formal Name
Hibiscus hybrids
Alias
仏桑花, Hibiscus, Hibiscus
Habitat
Hawaiian Islands, Reunion Island, Mauritius Island, Rodrigues Island
Morph
Shrub
Comment
Hibiscus (scientific name:Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus hybrids) is a shrub of the genus Malvaceae native to Hawaiian Islands, Reunion Island, Mauritius Island, Rodrigues Island. Tropical flowering trees and shrubs representing the South, is the State flower in Hawaii. Bloom flower pillars in the center of the flower and Stamen tube-shaped protruding 5 petaled flower. {{Hibiscus arnottianus}} is a wild native Hawaiian hibiscus. Other wild species, and made many horticultural species rich in anthocyanins, the size of flowers or flower appearance has changed. Varieties such as single-petalled, and double-etc.. There called Blue hibiscus (hibiscus Blue), or flower color lilac hibiscus flowers in the same Department with hibiscus flower name some flowers, it is a flower of another genus (genus alioguinne).There is also a flower of another genus is malvaceae Althaea rosea (Holly) and malvaceae genera says.
Generic name: Hibiscus, scientific name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus hybrids, Plant height: 30 cm, (for a little variety, potted)-300 cm (high for varieties, garden), leaf: broad egg-shaped, leaf edge: serrated, leaf color: green, size: 5-20 cm, flower color: red, yellow, Orange, white, peach, double-color, Flowering period: from March to November (in the tropics that anniversary), uses: ornamental, medicinal.
Detailed information
Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Hibiscus
Species
H. rosa-sinensis, H. hybrids
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area Garden Greenhouse Botanic garden
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White
Season
Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height
30  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 20