Hibiscus syriacus

Hibiscus syriacus

National Flower of Korea

  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Flower name
    Hibiscus syriacus
  • Scientific name
    Hibiscus syriacus
  • Aliasハチス, キハチス, 木槿, 槿
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October
  • Language of flowerspersuasion

What is Hibiscus syriacus

Hibiscus syriacus(scientific name:Hibiscus syriacus) is a cold- and heat-resistant deciduous shrub of the family Malvaceae, native to China. Also known as Korea's national flower. A long day from early summer to autumn, one flower of a large flower blooms from day to day.
There is a spider (scientific name: Hibiscus mutabilis) in the same genus.
Both H. syriacus and H. mutabilis Hibiscus .
H. mutabilis is similar to H. syriacus, but the leaf shape is different as follows.

H. mutabilis - The leaf shape is oval or oval, with rough serrated edges. The round roots of the leaves, the floral pattern is short, and the flowering period is from June to October.

H. syriacus - The leaf shape is oval or oval, with rough serrated edges. The round roots of the leaves, the floral pattern is short, and the flowering period is from June to October.

common name:Hibiscus syriacus, scientific name: Hibiscus syriacus, National Flower:Korea,aka: Rose-of-Sharon, mugungwha, origin: China, tree height: 300-400 cm, flower diameter: 8-10 cm, flowering time: June - October, flower color: purple, white, flower-red, flowers to: single bloom, half-double, double, leaves diameter: 4-10 cm, leaves: alternate, leaf shape: oval with rough saw blades on the leaf edge.


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Hibiscus
  • Species
    H. syriacus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeCold-resistant and heat-tolerant deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsRed Pink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height300.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower8.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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