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Red-Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) 紅葉槿

Red-Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) 紅葉槿

2017-09-08 Red-Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) 紅葉槿 (1) - Copy

Red-Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) seeds. 紅葉槿的種子.

2017-10-29 Cranberry Hibiscus - Copy

Red-Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) seeds germination quickly. These are day5. 紅葉槿種子出芽快. 這些是播後第5天.

2017-11-25 Red-Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) 紅葉槿 - Copy

Red-Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) seedling is growing true leaf. 紅葉槿小實生苗長出本葉了.

2019-03-20 Cranberry Hibiscus (1) - Copy

Red-Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) flower. 紅葉槿的花.

Also known as cranberry hibiscus or African rosemallow.  Tropical perennial, vegetable.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Deep pink/red flowers bloom repeatedly.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 4′-6′(W).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  The burgundy foliage are edible raw or cooked as vegetable.  Suitable for growing in container indoors.  Fast growing.

錦葵科. 熱帶多年生草花/蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  深粉紅色/紅色花開花不斷.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅4-6呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  深紅色葉片可以當葉菜來生食或煮食.  適合室內盆植.  生長快速.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibiscus_acetosella                  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/63750/