Hibiscus


One of tropical flowers that has more than 220 spices.
I’m not sure what kind of species it is, probably Hibiscus acetosella
I took this picture yesterday afternoon,
when the flower bloom at its best.
During the night, its petals will be close.

Taken in front of my house, January 12th 2008

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~ by sikiky on January 14, 2008.

9 Responses to “Hibiscus”

  1. This is a favorite flower of mine! They are so vibrant and lush. Thanks for this blossom.

  2. That’s a beautiful hibiscus. I’ll have to wait until the summer for mine to bloom again so nice to see yours.

  3. That’s a very beautiful flower. Nothing is in bloom here at this time of year. 😦

  4. lovely shots!

    i remember when we were kids we use to gather the leaves and pressed it and place some laundry soap to form blowing bubbles.

  5. thats pretty.. that flower is very medicinal. hehehe.. i remember they used to pound it to pieces and put it on ones cut. its really good.
    mine is up to!

  6. hibiscus is malaysia’s national flower. nice shot.

  7. Thats pretty flower. We call that gumamela in the Philippines.

  8. One of my favorite flowers too…simply beautiful πŸ™‚

    Happy WS!

  9. When I was a kid, I use this flower together with soap to blow bubbles.

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