Chinese hibiscus

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Related to Chinese hibiscus: sweet alyssum, rose of Sharon, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
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Synonyms for Chinese hibiscus

large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep-red flowers

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Since 1992, Southern California has been infested with giant whitefly, which finds Chinese hibiscus to be one of its favorite host plants.
For example, while the shiny flowers of the common Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) and ivy geranium (Geranium peltatum) have undisputed glamour, they will never have the charm of their less ostentatious cousins.
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