Hibiscus

Discussion in 'Flower Mandalas Project' started by dbookbinder, Dec 9, 2004.

  1. dbookbinder

    dbookbinder Active Member 10 Years

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    Dying Hibiscus

    Suggestions for a word that these mandala images evoke, a complementary quote, or some history or other information about the flower itself are most welcome.

    Thanks,
    - David
    © 2004, David J. Bookbinder
     

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  2. Julie Ardery

    Julie Ardery Member

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    new ID

    David,
    I'm pretty certain this isn't a canna. Calendula perhaps? It even resembles a plant I have that goes by the common name "Chinese lantern."
     
  3. dbookbinder

    dbookbinder Active Member 10 Years

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    Mystery flower

    The image I used for the mandala was of a dying flower (whose owner, I thought, had identified it as a canna). Attached is another blossom from the same plant, shot a few seconds earlier. It's in a somewhat less decrepit state and, I hope, is therefore more easily identified. I'd be grateful for a more accurate I.D.

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    David
     

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  4. plant ID

    The purported "canna" is certainly a hibiscus of some type. Compare to the other hibiscus images. A canna has a completely different type of flower and leaf and overall structure.
     
  5. Chris Klapwijk

    Chris Klapwijk Active Member 10 Years

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    It's a Hibiscus
     
  6. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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