General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 3-6 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates dry shade

Common names
  • Chisos Mountain False Indian Mallow
  • Velvet Leaf Mallow
  • Chisos Mountain False Indianmallow
  • Chisos Mtn. False Indian-Mallow
  • Velvet-Leaf Mallow
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Allowissadula holosericea
  • Synonym: Abutilon velutinum

Photo Gallery
Location: Medina Co., Texas
Date: September 2009
Velvet-leaf Mallow

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