Malvaviscus penduliflorus

Botanical names:
Malvaviscus penduliflorus Accepted
Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 10 to 12 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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(Abutilon); for ID by kniphofia Aug 2, 2015 12:45 AM 6
Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus by KAMasud Dec 13, 2012 5:44 AM 4

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