hibiscus flower

petals
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Known for its large, showy blossoms, hibiscus is popular worldwide as an ornamental garden plant as well as having symbolic significance in many cultures. It yields a bright pinkish-red cup color and a tangy-sweet taste to infusions. It is equally delicious hot or iced.
QUICK INFO
hibiscus flower , petals
PLANT PART
calyx
PROCESSING / FORM
petals
BOTANICAL NAME
Hibiscus sabdariffa
VOLUME
1 oz (28 g) per 1/2 cup
ORIGIN
Sudan
BOTANICAL NAME
Hibiscus sabdariffa
AKA
rose mallow
hardy hibiscus
rose of sharon
tropical hibiscus
Hibiscus sabdariffa, commonly known as roselle or red sorrel, is a flowering plant native to West Africa. It is now grown in many parts of the world for its edible calyxes and flowers. The plant grows up to eight feet tall and produces hollyhock-like flowers that are usually pink or red.

Hibiscus sabdariffa plants need warm, tropical climates and well-draining soil to thrive. They require full sun and regular watering, and should be fertilized regularly to encourage growth. In colder climates, hibiscus sabdariffa plants can be grown as annuals or kept as potted plants and brought indoors during the winter.

The calyxes of the flower are harvested for use fresh or dried. They are often made into a refreshing beverage called "hibiscus tea," which is popular in many parts of the world. The calyxes can also be used to make natural dyes.

The plant grows in many tropical and subtropical regions, including Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. In addition to being used for culinary and decorative purposes, the plant is also grown for its ornamental value and is often used in landscaping and garden design.
 
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