Pavonia (Pavonia spinifex) in the Shell Flowers (Pavonia) Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Capsule with spiny projections
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Yellow, reddish or white
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: The first flowers will be cleistogamous so there will not be a bloom but will be followed by normal flowers later in the season.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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