Flower NameHibiscus moscheutos
Formal NameHibiscus moscheutos
AliasSwamp rose mallow, 草芙蓉, Rose mallow
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
ColorRed, Pink, White
SeasonJul Aug Sep
Height100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter25 ~ 30