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Hibiscus trionum Flower of an hour   Malvaceae
 

Hibiscus trionum, Simply love	, Flower of an hour

 

Hibiscus trionum, Simply love	, Flower of an hour

This weed of cultivation and waste places is cosmopolitHibiscus trionum, Simply love	, Flower of an houran, being found throughout warm parts of the world.
It may be an annual or biennial herb or subshrub to 3 ft (1 m) with a spread of 24 in (60 cm).
The hairy leaves are usually divided into deep lobes, with these further lobed or toothed.
Each morning it produces a sprinkling of smallish pale yellow flowers with a deep crimson, almost black center.
It self seeds readily. Hibiscus trionum, Simply love	, Flower of an hour
Trim after flowering to maintain shape.
Propagation is from seed or cuttings or by division, depending on the species.

 

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