Definition of rose mallow in English:

rose mallow


  • An ornamental hibiscus.

    Genus Hibiscus, family Malvaceae, in particular H. rosa-sinensis

    • ‘Typical shrubs include squawbush (a type of sumac); coral bean and fairy duster (both members of the pea family); two types of hibiscus, or rose mallow; and cliff Fendler bush.’
    • ‘Confederate rose or rose mallow, Hibiscus mutabilis, may have a single trunk, but typically is grown as a multitrunked, billowy shrub or small tree.’
    • ‘Old-timers tell us that many dunes were once ablaze with rose mallows.’