PlantsHibiscus→Brazilian Rock Rose (Hibiscus phoeniceus)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Hibiscus phoeniceus Accepted
Pavonia brasiliensis Synonym

Also sold as:
Pavonia braziliensis

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2-5 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White to Light Pink with Red center
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: My garden WG back
By piksihk
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Location: Hawaii, USADate: 2010-12-02By David Eickhoff from Pearl City, Hawaii, USA (Hibiscus phoenice
By greene
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Perennial hibiscus by ltre Mar 24, 2015 8:21 PM 30

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