Plant ID forum: Any idea what this is?

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springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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Frillylily
Aug 20, 2017 10:33 AM CST
came up in my hosta/east side bed. grows fast.
the leaves have a soft velvety feel, almost fuzzy, but they don't appear fuzzy-just feel that way.

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porkpal
Aug 20, 2017 11:20 AM CST
Sunflower?
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tofitropic
Aug 22, 2017 1:37 AM CST
Leaves looks like of an abutilon species, or something in malvaceae.
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greene
Aug 22, 2017 8:35 AM CST
Looks very similar to my plant that was ID'd as a type of Hibiscus. Maybe you have a Swamp Rose Mallow/Hibiscus moscheutos?
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springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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Frillylily
Aug 22, 2017 11:43 AM CST
thanks for the suggestions, I did wonder if it was some type of hibiscus, but I have been here for 4 years and haven't had any planted over that direction. I guess I will just leave it for now and give it some more time.

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Frillylily
Jul 20, 2018 6:44 PM CST
To update, this IS a hibiscus, came up this year and I left it, it got about6 ft tall and has deep rose colored blooms. The blooms are not that big impressive and don't open well. It is on the east side of the house though, maybe that is why. Doesn't get alot of water and only sun part of the day, looks kind of leggy. It just opened it's first bloom yesterday. I am going to remove it though.
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Jul 20, 2018 10:52 PM CST
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Jul 21, 2018 6:07 AM CST
I'm with Daisy, you've made us want to see the blooms! Please? LOL!
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