Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa sinensis pink radiance

Botanical Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis ‘pink radiance’
Family: Malvaceae
Also Known As: rosemallow, flor de Jamaica
Source: California Home & Garden

  • 09/02/2010 Gifted a gorgeous specimen by my beautiful parents.
  • 19/04/2010 Still blooming continuously. What a magnificent plant!

  • Growing Hibiscus: `Pink Radiance’ Deep cerise pink with wide apricot edge and dark centre. Large/ medium single, fully overlapped, ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Bushy habit, average height. Best grafted. Stigma, style and anthers much larger than most. 2 day bloom. Recommended.
  • International Hibiscus Society’s record of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis cultivar pink radiance
  • Plants for a future: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis — Young leaves are sometimes used as a spinach substitute.The flowers can be eaten raw or cooked. They can also be made into a kind of pickle or used as a purple dye. Flowers are used internally in the treatment of excessive and painful menstruation, cystitis, venereal diseases, feverish illnesses, bronchial catarrh, coughs and to promote hair growth.