Friday, November 21, 2008
Here's another of the Red plants blooming in my yard this week. It's the hibiscus and comes in many other colors but this is the most common.
The Genus Hibiscus comprises of plants also commonly called hibiscus and less widely known as rosemallow The large genus of about 200–220 species of flowering plants in the family Malvaceae (the mallow family, along with members like cocoa, cotton, okra, baobab and durian) native to warm, temperate, subtropical and tropical regions throughout the world. The genus includes both annual and perennial herbaceous plants, and woody shrubs and small trees.
Paris Countdown: 24 days