Pink hibiscus Fragilis- king of Hibiscus


Rich in color, eternal beauty, an evergreen plant with glossy leaves. It is one of very rare plant that usually grow at Mauritius island. It blooms as a beautiful ring that has five petals of bright pink to red color which vary with the maturity of a flower. The flowers of hibiscus fragile is about 7 to 10 cm in diameter.
Pink hibiscus fragilis is main hibiscus plant through which other hybrids came into an existence. Hence #Mandrinette was primary species that used to development for the various hibiscus- Rosa -Sinenes that we have presently in many gardens.
Normally, #hibiscusfragilis found in both tropical and subtropical regions. It belongs to family #Malvaceae.
Brief history behind hibiscus:
As mentioned, due to the introduction of Chinese hibiscus, it was observed that there was a direct decline seen for the use of pink hibiscus in #Mauritiusgardens. It was proved as only there was 46 wild plants exists that was not capable of further reproduction due to hybridization.
A well known brand named as Kew, performing reproduction experiments in one of most famous Royal botanical garden through ex- situ conservation. it is a process throughout which many reproduction seedlings of the Species is carrying on for the successful reintroduction into the wild nature. Presently, in Royal botanical garden has 200 more new species.

Written by Jyoti Thakur on .

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