Hibiscus mutabilis

Hibiscus mutabilis

  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Flower name
    Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Scientific name
    Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Alias芙蓉, Cotton rosemallow
  • Place of originNorth America
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

What is Hibiscus mutabilis

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.


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Hibiscus
  • Species
    H. mutabilis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeannual plant
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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