Hibiscus Flower Parts – Science Exhibition


Hibiscus is a flowering plant that growing under tropical and sub-tropical weather conditions. There are nearly hundreds of species of the plant.

The hibiscus tree can grow up to 20-30 feet but the flowers are 4 inch wide. They have a beautiful structure and can grow up to 4inch length. Hibiscus flowers are sometimes referred to as perfect flowers because of their well-defined structure.

Hibiscus Flower Parts – Science Exhibition

Each flower has a male part and female part. The male part is called as stamen that has two long tubes called as anthers and thin tube called filament. Through these tubes the flower releases the pollen and the anthers sit on the filament.

The female part is called as pistil which is made up of ovary. The seeds develop in the ovary. There is a stigma in the female part that catches the pollen. The other parts of the hibiscus plant are sepals, receptacles and petals.

In this video, we show the structure and parts f the hibiscus flower using materials that are easily available at home.

Materials Used:

  1. Cardboard
  2. Pencil
  3. Scissors
  4. Pink chart sheet
  5. Glue
  6. Colour paper – Pink, red, yellow, green
  7. White chart sheet

You use the resource/tools page section to find the tips where you can buy these materials used at a reasonable cost.

Detailed Video Show How To Make Hibiscus Flower Parts – Science Exhibition

Questions and Answers:

  1. What are the benefits of Hibiscus flowers?

        A. There are many health benefits of the hibiscus flower. They make tea out of the dried hibiscus flower which is considered to be better than green tea and extremely good for health.

        2. How is a hibiscus plant maintained for healthy growth?

        A. Plants need water and sunlight in general for proper growth. But there is a little difference in the amount of water and sunlight required. Some plants need more water and sunlight and some plants need less water and sunlight. Hibiscus needs to be watered daily and needs sunlight.

        3. What are parts of the hibiscus plant?

        A. The parts of the hibiscus plant are petals, receptacles, sepals, stamens and pistil.

         4. Explain about petals, sepals and receptacles?

         A.  The receptacle is the point where the flower attaches to the stem. Sepals are the petals that are mostly in a green color that cover the actual flower petals before they blossom completely. And hibiscus has five petals and they are separate from each other.

5. what are the male and female reproductive parts of hibiscus flower?

A. The female part of the flower is called pistil that has stigma, ovary, style and male reproductive part is called as stamen that has anthers and filament.


Hibiscus is considered to be a perfect flower because of its well-defined structure. The petals are separate from each other without touching each other. This is because the female reproductive part pistil has an ovary that has five chambers from which the petals emerge.

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