Hibiscus 'Dorothy'

Hibiscus hybrid cv. dorothy

The national flower of Malaysia

  • Hibiscus 'Dorothy'
  • Hibiscus 'Dorothy'
  • Flower name
    Hibiscus 'Dorothy'
  • Scientific name
    Hibiscus hybrid cv. dorothy
  • Alias Dorothy, ハイビスカス, Hibiscus, Dorothy
  • Place of originHawaiian Islands, Reunion Island, Mauritius Island, Rodrigues Island
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Language of flowersdelicate beauty

What is Hibiscus 'Dorothy'

Hibiscus 'Dorothy' (Hibiscus Dorothy, scientific name: Hibiscus hybrid 'Dorothy') is a horticultural variety of the shrub 'Hibiscus', native to the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian, large flower, tree : high, flower color : white to pale pink, and deep red at throat, red at lower flower column.

Common name: Hibiscus 'Dorothy', Scientific name: Hibiscus hybrid 'Dorothy', Tree Height: 100-300 cm (For garden), Leaf shape: oval, phylogeny: alternation, leaf edge: saw tooth, leaf color: green, flower diameter: 15-20 cm, flower color: white to pale pink, how to flower: single flower / double flower, flowering stage: March to November (in the tropics, whole year), use: ornamental.


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Hibiscus
  • Species
    H. hybrid cv. Dorothy
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeShrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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