Hibiscus mutabilis

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    Hibiscus mutabilis @ Shinagawa aquarium
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    Hibiscus mutabilis @ Shinagawa aquarium
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    Hibiscus mutabilis @ Kojimachi
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    Hibiscus mutabilis @ Kojimachi

Basic information

Flower Name
Hibiscus mutabilis
Formal Name
Hibiscus mutabilis
Alias
Cotton rosemallow
Habitat
North America
Morph
annual plant

Comment

Hibiscus mutabilis or Cotton rosemallow (Fuyo, scientific name: Hibiscus mutabilis) is native to Japan and China, and it is a cold-resistant deciduous shrub of the family Malvaceae. It is a companion of hibiscus, cultivated for ornamental reasons. From summer to autumn, a big day of pink or white flowers will bloom. Hibiscus syriacus (Mukuge, Gyeonggi, Scientific name: Hibiscus syriacus). It is very similar to . The differences are briefly described as follows.
Hibiscus mutabilis( uyo)
The leaf shape is a palm shape (pentagon to polygon), a shallow slit in the leaf edge, a leaf root (closer to the petiole, base) is recessed, floral pattern is long, flowering period is August to October.
O Hibiscus syriacus(mukuge)
Leaf shape has an elliptical shape and an oval shape, and a rough sawtooth exists at the leaf edge. There is a round taste at the base of the leaves, the flower pattern is short, the flowering period is from June to October.

Common name: Hibiscus mutabilis or Cotton rosemallow or Fuyo, Scientific name: Hibiscus mutabilis, aka: Mokufuyo, Cotton rosemallow , Origin: Japan , China, height of plant height: 100 to 200 cm, leaf shape: palm shape, leaf diameter: 10 to 20 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf margin: shallow cut, flower size: 10 to 15 cm, flowering period: 8 to 10 Moon, flower color: peach · white.

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Hibiscus
Species
H. mutabilis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
incision
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Pink, White
Season
AugSepOct
Height
100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
10 ~ 20

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