Wild Florida Photo - Hibiscus rosa-sinensis - Garden Rosemallow

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis var. rosa-sinensis 

Garden Rosemallow
Chinese Hibiscus, Hawaiian Hibiscus

Not native to Florida

Volusia Co. FL 04/28/07
Havana, Cuba 02/21/19
Volusia Co. FL 04/28/07
Volusia Co. FL 04/28/07
Volusia Co. FL 04/28/07

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Rare outside of cultivation. Escaped in eastern coastal counties from Brevard to St. Lucie and Miami-Dade. Also introduced in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Native to east Asia.

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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is a member of the Malvaceae - Mallow family.

Other species of the Hibiscus genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Hibiscus coccineus - SCARLET ROSEMALLOW
  Hibiscus grandiflorus  - SWAMP ROSEMALLOW

Date record last modified: Feb 19, 2020

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