Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. CHINESE HIBISCUS. China
MALVACEAE (Mallow family)
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.
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Name derivation, genus | species Greek name for mallow | Chinese roseRelated material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.11, page 8