Mussaenda flower close-up
Mussaenda is a tropical shrub or sub-shrub that will grow to 10ft tall in tropical areas
Mussaenda grows into a very large bush or tree. It is sometimes referred to as "Bangkok Rose". It produces a showy display in shades of yellow, white, pink, salmon to red over an extended period. Also entrancingly fuzzy.
Photographed in Queen Kapiolani's Garden on Paki St. and Monsarrat Ave., Honolulu, HawaiiFamily: Rubiaceae