Hibiscus are large shrubs or small trees that produce huge, colorful, trumpet-shaped flowers colors ranging from yellow to peach to red over a long season. Other common names include Chinese hibiscus and tropical hibiscus.Many people who are growing a hibiscus plant choose to do so in a container. This allows them to move the hibiscus plant to ideal locations, depending on the time of year.
Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is quite large, containing several hundred species that are native to warm-temperate, subtropical and tropical regions throughout the world. Member species are often noted for their showy flowers and are commonly known simply as hibiscus, or less widely known as rose mallow.