Hibiscus plants grow in most tropical areas of the world. It's known as flor de Jamaica in Mexico, sorrel in the Caribbean, and Roselle in many parts of the world. There are over 220 species with a variety of vibrantly coloured flowers. Its flowers are large, conspicuous, trumpet-shaped, with five or more petals, colour from white to pink, red, orange, peach, yellow or purple, and from 4–18 cm broad. It is known for its colour, tart flavour, and high vitamin C content.