Seedling of this rarely seen species.
First flowers-2 inches diameter-pale yellow with dark maroon eye-2 flower buds on each inflorescence
Small hymenopteran pollinators work these flowers.
View of sepals and double flower bud inflorescence.
Hewittia malabarica young plant showing first true leaves...
Sepals of Hewittia malabarica
Pale yellow corolla with reddish hue in the tube. Flower of a second year plant.
Uniform yellow color on the flowers.