White Hibiscus in Malaysia

White Hibiscus in Malaysia

An earlier post on how a pair of Malaysian Cuckoo-Shrikes ( Coracina javensis ) was constructing their nest can be viewed HERE. “In late June 2013 at Fraser’s Hill, Peninsular Malaysia, we were delighted to observe a pair of Malaysian Cuckoo-Shrikes tending to their young. At any one time, either parent would be securely seated over the nest, which was constructed primarily with lichen (above, male). “Based on our careful observations from a respectful distance, there appears …

White Hibiscus Botanical name

White Hibiscus Botanical name

What’s Beautiful Now: Hibiscus New York might not strike many as a hibiscus state. Not at first. But set foot in the Home Gardening Center in August, and you could find yourself fooled (however briefly) into thinking you’ve landed in Hawaii, or Florida–spots where locals have an easy time landscaping their homes with these flowers. They show up in sunny yellows, punch bowl pinks, and whites punctuated with contrasting reds. In our trial beds, however, we’re spreading the word …

White Hibiscus Pictures

White Hibiscus Pictures

August is a month that wears a hibiscus crown! At least that is my opinion, when one includes all the varieties in the family Malvaceae one is likely to encounter in neighbors yards, gardens and nurseries and growing almost spontaneously around lakes and dams, bathing our summer days in glories of red, yellow, white, purple/mauve and pink. Last week I wrote haiku and posted pictures of White Hibiscus. Some of our AC readers expected more information on this threatened White …

White Hibiscus Silk

White Hibiscus Silk

The white hibiscus is a symbol of divinity, innocence, purity and royal beauty. A breath-taking plant that will surely blow your mind! The white hibiscus is a perennial flower that has not only decorative purposes, but also healing ones, as it was used for curing different diseases in the past. White Hibiscus Description Family: Malvaceae Origin: The white hibiscus is known to be native to Southern China, but the exact origin is unfortunately not known. It has been cultivated …

Native white Hibiscus

Native white Hibiscus

Kokio ula (red hibiscus) Hibiscus kokio RARE | kokio keokeo (white hibiscus) Hibiscus arnottianus ENDANGERED We have four species of native hibiscus thriving in our garden this summer. They are all endemic, which is to say, they are found only in the Hawaiian islands. They are believed to be the result of independent colonization events. Hibiscus are among the easiest native plants to grow and can be propagated from seeds, cuttings or by grafting. The beautiful flowers of the …

White Hibiscus Rosa

White Hibiscus Rosa

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis White Picardy ? I will put a question mark beside this as I am not sure of its exact name. I am going by the old picture in the book method of ID. Hibiscus flowers can be quite variable and they can throw sports from the original form. I found this one growing in an old garden and am taking cuttings to see how it performs when grown under different conditions. The flowers are very unique and have a ruffled handkerchief form. The petals are tinged with …

White Hibiscus stickers

White Hibiscus stickers

Click the image to buy. When you do, you ll also see many more Wedding Stationery items coordinated with the design on this sticker. So click now and get more design ideas for your incredibly special day! I love browsing around and bumping into cool stuff. Check this out, created by Myweddingday, another talented creative from the Zazzle community! tagged with: wedding, tropical, orange, hibiscus, tropical flowers, colorful, customizable, envelope seal, tropical wedding, floral …