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Hibiscus Flower Whole

Hibiscus Flower Whole

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Hibiscus is a popular specimen in the ornamental garden, but the plant has a place in the culinary herb garden as well. The bright blooms are used in many different cuisines to make a variety of hot and cold beverages.

In Africa, street vendors commonly sell a sweet tea made from hibiscus flowers, while in the Caribbean a similar brew is blended with beer to produce a Shandy Sorrel.

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information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound9
plant part usedflower

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsKeep in an airtight container in a place free of bright light and extreme heat or humidity.
appearance & aromaDark red blossoms with a slightly fruity scent.


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decorativeAdd to herbal displays, or use in papermaking and in other crafts.
culinaryCombine with other herbs, spices and flowers in tea blends. The petals may also be used in baked goods or added to soups.
industrialHibiscus is used in the beverage industry.

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hibiscus flower

Mildly tart with sweet and fruity undertones.

formulas & recipes

hibiscus flower

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what else you should know

hibiscus flower

Hibiscus is a tropical, flowering plant that is original to Asia, Africa and some parts of Europe. The plant is widely cultivated as a garden specimen because of its spectacular, deep red flowers. The flowers are also used in cooking and to produce teas and other beverages.

Elsewhere, Hibiscus flowers are used to make chilled beverages. In Mexico, for example, the flowers are typically blended with fruit or juice and served cold as aguas frescas. In the Caribbean, water flavored with tea made from the flowers and served chilled is known as agua de Flor de Jamaica.

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