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Gossypium arboreum

Classification

Order: Malvales
   Family: Malvaceae
            Genus: Gossypium
                        Specie: Gossypium arboreum

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Rich moist soil in a sunny position

Features: Lobed leaves; pale to deep yellow hibiscus-like flowers; lint covered seeds

Uses: Containers Shrub borders

Zones: 10?12

Description: A native of tropical and subtropical Asia, this drought- and frost-tender, erect, branching evergreen shrub grows to 15?ft (4.5?m) in height, with a spread of about 10?ft (3?m). Its hibiscus-like flowers have 5 petals, and are pale to deep yellow, spotted

Growth Habit: Erect branching habit

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