Luna White Hibiscus

Luna White Hibiscus

The sun descending in the west, The evening star does shine; The birds are silent in their nest, And I must seek for mine. The moon, like a flower, In heaven s high bower, With silent delight Sits and smiles on the night. Farewell, green fields and happy groves, Where flocks have took delight. Where lambs have nibbled, silent moves The feet of angels bright; Unseen they pour blessing, And joy without ceasing, On each bud and blossom, And each sleeping bosom. They look in every …

Hawaiian white hibiscus Extinction

Hawaiian white hibiscus Extinction

Conservatory Room Location: Hibiscus waimeae is endemic to Kauai, occurring in two distinct and isolated populations on opposite sides of the island. Though separated by less than 30 miles, these have evolved to have unique flower and leaf characteristics that distinguish them from one another. Because Hibiscus species hybridize readily, the unique characteristics of Hibiscus waimeae are threatened by cross-pollination with non-native varieties that have been introduced to Kauai …

White Hibiscus in Hindi

White Hibiscus in Hindi

Hibiscus Shrub is rather large, containing numerous species which generally grow in warm temperate, subtropical and tropical regions in the country. These Shrubs are the members of the Malvaceae family. They are called in many names in different languages in India. In Hindi, they are called as Lashand. In Bengali, they are named Joba. They are known as Sembaruthi and Sappartu Pu in Tamil language and in Malayalam, it is commonly known as Chemparathi. The flowers of the Hibiscus …

Giant white Hibiscus

Giant white Hibiscus

I am on Day 20 of the Giant Whiteflies War. Untold numbers of Giant Whiteflies have died under my thumb. I have removed infected leaves by hand, folding them in half, literally grinding them to powder. I have a stool and sit, like a dark samurai in a Kurosawa film, looking up at the leaves of my hibiscus. This plant lives under our lemon tree, outside. I was reluctant to use some sort of spray. I was very close in the early days. Initial tactics included blasting colonies with …

Hawaiian white Hibiscus

Hawaiian white Hibiscus

The Aloalo , or Hibiscus, is a prized flower grown throughout the Hawaiian Islands. The Aloalo became the official flower of the Territory of Hawai i in 1923 and the Yellow Pua Aloalo ( Hibiscus brackenridgei ) became the official flower of the State of Hawai i on June 6, 1988. Most varieties of Hibiscus seen on the islands are not native to Hawai i, however, the White Aloalo ( Hibiscus arnottianus ) is native to Hawai i (which is why we list the Hibiscus as a native plant). The …