Hibiscus moscheutos

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    Hibiscus moscheutos @ Kojimachi
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    Hibiscus moscheutos @ Kiba Park
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    Hibiscus moscheutos @ Kojimachi
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    Hibiscus moscheutos @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Hibiscus moscheutos @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Hibiscus moscheutos
Formal Name
Hibiscus moscheutos
Alias
Swamp rose mallow, Rose mallow
Habitat
North America
Morph
annual plant

Comment

Hibiscus moscheutos ,or Cotton rosemallow (Scientific name: Hibiscus moscheutos) is native to North America, and is a perennial of the Malvaceae family. In the native area it grows naturally in wetlands such as along the river. Hibiscus . The leaves are green and heart-shaped. In Japan, a large number of dry-resistant garden cultivars have been bred. From summer to autumn, we spread the inflorescences from thick and durable flower stalks, and bloom huge multiflux flowers of about 30 cm in size from one to the next. Buds are also big. It is one day flower from morning to evening. Flower color is white, pink, red or, white and pink with double color. While Fuyo (Furong, Hibiscus mutabilis) is a bush called "Tree Furong", this species is an alias with a different name, so it is called "Grass Furong". "Hibiscus" in the genus name means "Hibis" (God of Egypt) + "isko" (similar) = (similar to God), species name "moscheutos" means (fragrance similar to musk). The flower language is "beauty every day". Flowers are flowers all day, but it comes from the fact that big beautiful flowers come from the next one to the next.

Common name: Hibiscus moscheutos ,or Cotton rosemallow, Scientific name:Hibiscus moscheutos , aka: swamp rose mallow, moscheutos, origin: North America, Living type: hardy perennial, plant height: 100-150 cm, leaf shape: heart shaped to oval, leaf margin: tooth / serrated/round, flower type: radial symmetry, petal-type: separate, flowers form cymes, petal count: 5, Flower size: 25 to 30 cm, flowering period: July to September, flower color: white, peach, red, or two colors of white and pink.

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Hibiscus
Species
H. moscheutos
Flower language
Beauty of the day ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Dentate
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
JulAugSep
Height
100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
25 ~ 30

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