What Is the National Flower of Haiti?


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The unofficial national flower of Haiti is the hibiscus. Hibiscus flowers are large and colorful, and have trumpet-shaped flowers. They grow in large shrubs or small trees.

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The hibiscus plant is native to tropical areas of Asia. This genus of plants contains about 220 species of annuals, perennials, trees and other plant types. The hibiscus can grow up to 15 feet tall, with flowers up to 6 inches in diameter with five petals. The colors of the hibiscus blooms are bright, ranging from shades of peach to yellow and red. Although hibiscus plants are typically used for decoration, they are also used for various industrial purposes and in medicine.

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