Species and cultivars you need to learn for class: 

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, 

Hibiscus lasocarpos, (H. moscheutos)

Common name: Hibiscus

Other cultivars and species: Many hybrid cultivars. Other species include H. acetosella, H. syriacus (Rose of Sharon)

Family: Malvaceae

Zone: H. moscheutos; 5-10. others mostly tropical.

Identifying characteristics: Large funnel shaped flowers.

Culture and use notes: Use in containers or for perennial cultivars in mixed beds. Very large showy flowers make a nice tropical accent.

USDA Plant profile H. moscheutos

USDA Plant profile H. rosa-sinensis

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