Hibiscus mutabilis


Hibiscus mutabilis also known as Confederate Rose, Cotton Rose is Erect to spreading, usually freely branching, evergreen, large shrub or small tree with stems covered in soft, star-shaped hairs. Broadly ovate to rounded, palmately 3- to 7-lobed, toothed leaves, to 17cm long, are rich green above, and covered with star-shaped hairs beneath. Funnel-shaped, white or pink flowers, 8-12cm across, sometimes with darker pink bases, are produced singly or in few-flowered, terminal clusters from the leaf axils from spring to autumn.