|Common Name||Chinese Lanterns, Japanese Lanterns, Fringed Rosemallow, Waltzing Ladies|
|Botanical Name||Hibiscus schizopetalus|
|Origin||Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique|
Hibiscus schizopetalus (Chinese Lanterns, Japanese Lanterns, Fringed Rosemallow, Waltzing Ladies)
Hibiscus schizopetalus (Chinese Lanterns, Japanese Lanterns, Fringed Rosemallow, Waltzing Ladies) is Tall, slender, evergreen shrub with arching or pendent branches and ovate, toothed, mid- to deep green leaves, to 12cm long. Long-stalked, pendent, pink or red flowers, to 8cm across, each with a long staminal column, pink stamens, and deeply and irregularly fringed, reflexed petals, are produced singly from the upper leaf exils in summer.