Cotton rosemallow

Hibiscus mutabilis cv. versicolor

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  • Flower name
    Cotton rosemallow
  • Scientific name
    Hibiscus mutabilis cv. versicolor
  • Alias酔芙蓉, Hibiscus mutabilis
  • Place of origin cultivar
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

What is Cotton rosemallow

Cotton rosemallow (Hibiscus mutabilis cv. Versicolor) is a cultivar of the deciduous shrub Hibiscus mutabilis, which changes its color three times a day, from white to pink to red, in the morning, afternoon and evening. It is a double-flowered variety. The change in flower color is compared to the change in color of a person's face when he or she is drunk.


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Hibiscus
  • Species
    H. mutabilis cv. versicolor
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typedeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsRed Pink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height150.0 ~ 0.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower12.0 ~ 12.0 cm

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