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Hibiscus cisplatinus

Classification

Order: Malvales
   Family: Malvaceae
            Genus: Hibiscus
                        Specie: Hibiscus cisplatinus

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: 5-lobed leaves; rose pink flowers

Uses: Tropical gardens Screen Shrub borders

Zones: 10-12

Description: A native of southern Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, and cultivated widely in the Hawaiian Islands, this shrub grows to 10?ft (3?m) in height. It has stout yellow spines and 6 in (15 cm) long leaves with up to 5 lobes. It bears solitary rose pink flowers

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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