Recent Examples of hibiscus from the Web
A perfect summer starter, the Red Bell Pepper Citrus Chilled Soup features blood orange, Meyer lemon, lime, citrus crème fraiche and hibiscus crystals.
Wash it all down with housemade sorrel, a perky drink made from hibiscus, cloves and ginger.
This one contains hibiscus and rosehip extracts to even out skin tone, banish fine lines, and promote skin's natural elasticity.
The flowers of the hibiscus are the real showstopper.
The store’s best-selling canned wine so far is called Social, a sparkling sake that’s comes in flavors including pink grapefruit ginger, hibiscus cucumber and toasted almond coconut.
Don’t forget to look down, The hibiscus flower at the bottom of the pool was crafted using 630,000 mosaic tiles.
Ruby water with mixed red fruits and hibiscus flowers Makes 32 ounces.
Your taste buds just stop firing properly, leaving you to helplessly swish and gargle your beer in a doomed attempt to detect its subtle notes of hibiscus.
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Did You Know?
There are about 250 species of shrubs, trees, and herbaceous plants in the genus Hibiscus, which belongs to the mallow family. They are native to warm temperate and tropical regions. Several are cultivated as ornamentals for their showy flowers. The tropical Chinese or Hawaiian hibiscus, which is also called China rose, has large, somewhat bell-shaped reddish blossoms. The East African hibiscus, a drooping shrub, is often grown in hanging baskets indoors.
Origin and Etymology of hibiscus
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HIBISCUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hibiscus for English Language Learners
: a type of shrub that has large colorful flowers
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