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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Malvaviscus penduliflorus - Sleeping Hibiscus

Malvaviscus penduliflorus

Scientific name: Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Common name: Sleeping Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Category: Shrub
Photo taken at: Fraser's Hill

How to grow
Light : Full or partial sun
Soil : Rich, well draining 
Water : Regular
Prune : To maintain shape and encourage new blooms
Propagate : By cuttings

The flowers apar half-opened and they hang down. Flowers freely. Can grow up to 2m tall.

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