Jungle Garden: Hibiscus schizopetalus Hibiscus schizopetalus or Chinese Lantern is an ornamental shrub with extraordinary coral colored pendant flowers. The flowers look like little Chinese lanterns, hence its common name.
Hibiscus ‘Japanese Lantern’ (Hibiscus schizopetalus) This Central African species has an upright and spreading form which highlights the deeply curved petals and dangling stamens. Often called "Japanese Lantern," it's a sporadic bloomer.
Hibiscus schizopetalus is a species of Hibiscus native to tropical eastern Africa in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. Its common names include fringed rosemallow, Japanese lantern, coral hibiscus, and spider hibiscus.