Shrub, to 30 feet tall, leaves 3–4+ inches long with pointed tip and toothed margins. Flowers to 8 inches wide, red, late summer to fall. Escondido Village studios 5 and 6, east side.
Name derivation: Hibiscus – Greek name for mallow; rosa-sinensis – Chinese rose.
Related material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.11, page 8.
About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2005.