Hibiscus coccineus

Hibiscus coccineus

  • Hibiscus coccineus
  • Hibiscus coccineus
  • Hibiscus coccineus
  • Hibiscus coccineus
  • Flower name
    Hibiscus coccineus
  • Scientific name
    Hibiscus coccineus
  • Alias紅蜀葵
  • Place of origineastern North America
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Hibiscus coccineus

Hibiscus coccineus (scientific name: Hibiscus coccineus), native to eastern North America, is a perennial herb (lodging plant) in the family Malvaceae that produces large, single, bright red flowers from summer to fall. The plant is large, with a height of 100 to 200 cm. The petals open flat, and the conjoined stamens and pistils are similar to those of the hibiscus (scientific name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus hybrids). It is a one-day flower, opening in the morning and wilting at night.

Common name: Hibiscus coccineus, scientific name: Hibiscus coccineus, also known as "red hollyhock" aka:scarlet rosemallow, or scarlet rosemallow , origin: eastern North America, height: 100 to 200 cm, petiole: long, leaf shape Leaf shape: palmate with 3 to 7 deep lobes, leaf width: 12 to 15 cm, leaf margin: serrate, inflorescence: alternate, flowering site: leaf axils, flowering season: July to September, flower color: red, flower diameter: 10 to 20 cm, number of petals: 5, petal shape: narrowly ovate, fruit type: capsule.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    H. coccineus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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