Watercolor, Pen and Ink on Arches 140lb. Hot Press
Matted in a 5x7'' Ivory Matt
This variety of Hibiscus is endemic to Hawaii and was once found on all of the major islands, however, it is now highly endangered. The Yellow Hibiscus, also known by its Hawaiian name, Ma’ohauhele, is the Hawaiian State flower. This is a dry forest shrub that can form dense thickets. A yellow-green dye can be made from the leaves and flowers of this plant.