Dr. Helen L. Valmayor is recognized for important Hibiscus rosa – sinensis “Helen L. Valmayor”. Named after Helen L. Villamayor, Philippine Orchids propagator and author of several books on Philippine orchids. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis ‘Helen Valmayor’ has bright orange petals with yellow edging and pronounced red eye zone. Flowers are medium to large, single, and have overlapped blooms that bloom for two days. Plants have good blooming habit and upright with leggy bush habit. It is part of the UPLB Millennium Hibiscus Hybrids Series.