Hibiscus or Rose Mallow

Although there are over 200 species of herbs, shrubs and trees in this genus, only a few are of value in the landscape. Their leaves are alternate and have palmately arranged veins.

 

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Hibiscus amottianus

Hawaiian White Hibiscus

H. cannabinus Kenaf
H. coccineus Scarlet Rosemallow
H. grandiflorus Great Rosemallow
H. moscheutos Rose Mallow
H. moscheutos subsp palustris Swamp Rose Mallow
H. rosa-sinenis Chinese Hibiscus
H. sabdariffa Roselle
H. schizopetalus Fringed Hibiscus
H. syriacus Shrub Althea
H. tiliaceus Linden or Sea Hibiscus
H. trionum  Flower of an Hour

 

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