Hibiscus, "Hibiscus rosa-sinenis"

“Pacific Island Delight”
Limited Edition of 195 | Artist Proof 25

A member of the Malvaceae family, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is also known as the Chinese Hibiscus, China Rose and the Shoe Flower. Originating in Eastern Asia, this showy evergreen flowering shrub is widely grown as an ornamental plant throughout subtropical and tropical areas. Hibiscus flowers have many uses. The flower is edible and is used in salads in the Pacific Islands. They are also used to polish shoes in India and have a number of medicinal uses in Chinese herbology.

SKU Number: 296413

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Technical Details

  • Camera: NIKON D3
  • Taken: April 22, 2012
  • Focal length: 105mm
  • Aperture: f/32
  • Exposure: 1/30 second
  • ISO: 200