Heart Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus martianus)
As red as red can get! These intensely-bright small native hibiscus flowers are native to the Rio Grande Valley area along Southern Texas where they will continue to bloom all year long, even in the hottest part of summer just as long as the is no chance of frost. Heart leaf hibiscus flowers are favored by both butterflies and hummingbirds, and withstand long periods of high heat and lack of water. This one was photographed between various brief butterfly visits just south of Alamo, Texas near the Rio Grande on a warm winter afternoon.
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- Contained in galleries
- Malvaceae (Mallows), Red & Orange Wildflowers