Sunday, December 28, 2014

Today's Flowers: Sea Hibiscus

Sea hibiscus is a tropical shrub native to Southeast Asia and found widespread across regions like Singapore and Malaysia.
The sea hibiscus (hibiscus tiliaceus) is a species of flowering tree in the mallow family, Malvaceae, Common names include Sea Hibiscus, Beach Hibiscus, Coastal (or Coast) Hibiscus etc.

The yellow flower turns orange

The sea hibiscus also known as the one day flower. The flower of the hibiscus tiliaceus will bloom in the morning in bright yellow color And the colour will start to change during late afternoon, and will turn maroon red or orange red color before it drops off.  Some pictures posted here from one of my evening walk in Bishan Park. I had one old post here. Ha, one of my favorite flowers.

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