Genus of annual and perennial herbs and deciduous shrubs and more rarely of small trees, native to tropical and subtropical areas, that feature large, funnel-shaped flowers.
Latin name: Hibiscus syriacus "Lady Stanley"
They grow in full sun, in neutral or alkaline soils. Evergreen varieties grow in tropical and subtropical climates, whereas deciduous varieties do well in subtropical and mediterranean climates.
Plant in groups or in flowerpots.
Typical species are easily propagated by seeds, evergreen varieties by semi-wood cuttings during growth period and deciduous varieties by hardwood cuttings in winter or by semi-woody cuttings during growth period.
Deciduous shrub or small tree that features white flowers with a contrasting dark red eye and numerous small central petals.