What is a Hibiscus Flower?\n\n\n\nThe Hibiscus flower comes from the Mallow family. The malva has around thirty different species. This flower loves warmer temperatures. Some cultures call them rose mallow. \n\n\n\nWhat Are Additional Names of the Hibiscus Flower?\n\n\n\nTropical HibiscusHardy HibiscusRose of Sharon\n\n\n\nThere are many hot and cold teas made with hibiscus. They are served around the world. The tea has more of a tarty taste to it and is red in color. It does contain vitamin C and many people call it passion tea. \n\n\n\nThe leaves have a lobed margin and it is trumpet shaped. The large trumpet shape petals have around 5 to them. \n\n\n\nWhat Colors Do Hibiscus Flowers Come In?\n\n\n\nPurplePink WhiteYellowOrangePeach\n\n\n\nIn the Hindu\nreligion, Hibiscus is the Goddess Kali\u2019s favorite flower. Many people that believe in her give the\nHibiscus flower in their worship. \n\n\n\nIn many\nmovie clips of Hawaii, you will often see the Hawaiian women wearing the Hibiscus\nflower around their neck. Tahitian girls\ndo the same. \n\n\n\nSadly, the Hibiscus\nflower will only last a day. Science is\ncreating new hybrids that make the plant lasts for at least 3 days. There is a new flower that replaces the old every\nsingle day. \n\n\n\nUnfortunately,\nthere is not much you can do to make the flower last longer. Unfortunately, this\nflower will bloom and then die within a die. \nHowever, they will come back year after year. \n\n\n\nHow Can\nYou Benefit from Hibiscus Tea?\n\n\n\nHas been known to lower blood\npressure.It has been known to be used in\nmedicines.\n\n\n\nYour\nhibiscus plant will need plenty of sunlight. If you find that they are not\nblooming, its most likely because they are not getting enough sunlight. They also need potassium. Without enough potassium,\nthe flower will not bloom. \n\n\n\nIf you are growing this flower in your backyard, make sure to plant it in a place where it gets direct sunlight. If it is kept in the shade, it will be hard to bloom. In order to increase its potassium, give it some fertilizer. \n\n\n\nWhat Are Other Types of Hibiscus Flowers?\n\n\n\nShelley LynnVal DeserreHandsome StrangerAmber SuzanneMagicians HatHerm Geller\n\n\n\nThis flower\nis also close with the rose of Sharon. The\nHibiscus flower comes from the pacific Islands and Asia. This flower is grown naturally in Asia. It comes from Hawaii as well. They are known to come in thousands of different\ncolors around the world. \n\n\n\nHawaiians began to take an interest in this flower during the 1900\u2019s. Many of these plants come from China as well. In many cultures, this flower is grown in pots. Warmer climates like Florida, Texas and Hawaii can grow these flowers year around. \n\n\n\nWhat Does\nHibiscus Mean?\n\n\n\nIf you live\nin America, it means the perfect woman. \nMen in medieval times would give the hibiscus flower to a woman that he\nfelt was elegant and beautiful. In China,\na red Hibiscus would mean that you are wishing someone good luck. A white Hibiscus flower would represent\npurity. This may be given to a mother that just had a baby. \n\n\n\nThese flowers\ncan grow to be around fifteen feet tall. \nThese flowers will also attract hummingbirds. Hummingbirds tend to like the red hibiscus. \n\n\n\nThe purple\nHibiscus flower will tell someone that you feel a certain mystery about\nthem. You are feeling that there is\nsomething mysterious in the air. \n\n\n\nThe herbal\nHibiscus tea is known to help an upset stomach as well. It also helps with bacterial infections and\nfevers. Africans will often use this tea\nfor constipation and the common cold. \n\n\n\nThe leaves of this plant are rather smooth.