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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Hibiscus sabdariffa - Roselle

10. Hibiscus sabdariffa - Roselle

Scientific name: Hibiscus sabdariffa
Common names: Roselle
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: India to Malaysia

Category: Annual or perennial herb
Photo taken at: My home garden

The roselle plant is similar in appearance to Hibiscus acetosella (False Roselle, African Rosemallow, Cranberry Shield, Maple Sugar, Red Hibiscus), the ornamental hibiscus with burgundy red leaves and pinkish red flowers.

Updated - How to grow:
Please refer to My NST article titled "Delicious Roselle" was published on 1st Sept 2012, read here.

You can buy roselle plants in Sg Buloh, click here.
For roselle seeds, I have stock of roselle seeds, otherwise you can also buy them from Tanam Sendiri blog here.


  1. On jest śliczny. Pozdrawiam

  2. °º✿
    º° ✿Olá, amiga!
    ✿♥ ° ·Bom sábado!...
    º° ✿✿♥ ° ·.Bom fim de semana!

  3. It look quiet similar to the hibiscus! I've see the Roselle but never it's pretty.

  4. Dear Autumn,
    Beautiful flowers and photographs! How lucky you are to have a good climate to grow so mant hibiscus. Thank you for sharing your lovely flowers! Thank you for visiting my site.


Yay! You like flowers too.

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