Malvaviscus arboreus

Malvaviscus arboreus

  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Flower name
    Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Scientific name
    Malvaviscus arboreus
  • Aliasヒメフヨウ, 姫芙蓉, Turk's cap, Sleeeping Hibiscus, 首肯き姫芙蓉
  • Place of originMexico, tropical America
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Overseas
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, November
  • Language of flowersGentle sensitivity

What is Malvaviscus arboreus

Malvaviscus arboreus (Scientific name: Malvaviscus arboreus) is native to tropical America and is a non-cold-resistant evergreen shrub of the family Malvaceae. Because it resembles a hat worn by Turkish people, it is called Turk's cap or Turk's turban, Sleeeping Hibiscus,and Wax mallow, Ladies teardrop etc. Flower's main color is Scarlet red,and there are also peach color and orange color.
It is facing upward when it is a bud and turns downward when it blooms. How flowers bloom is similar to that of the same family Hibiscus where flowers are closed. It is a butterfly and hummingbird honey plants.

General name:Turk's cap, scientific name:Malvaviscus arboreus, aka: Sleeeping Hibiscus, Origin: Mexico and tropical America, Living type: non-cold-resistant evergreen shrubs, tree height: 1-3 m, flowering time: November to Next April, flower length: 5 cm, flower diameter: 2 cm The flower colors: red, pink, Orange.

Common name: Malvaviscus arboreus, Scientific name: Malvaviscus arboreus, aka: Turk's cap, Turk's turban, Sleeeping Hibiscus, wax mallow, ladies teardrop ,Place of origin: tropical America such as Mexico, life type: non-cold tolerance evergreen shrub, height: 1 to 3 m, flowering period : November to April of next year, flower length: 5 cm, flower size: 2 cm, flower color: red, peach, orange.


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Malvaviscus
  • Species
    M. arboreus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeNon-cold-resistant Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink Red Orange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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