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Hibiscus mutabilis


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10-15 ft (3-4.5 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Palm-shaped leaves; white or pink flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Hedge Screen

Zones: 8-9

Description: A native of China, this species can be either a small, spreading deciduous shrub to 10?ft (3?m) or an erect, branching small tree to 15?ft (4.5?m), and is frost resistant but drought tender. It has large palm-shaped leaves, around 7?in (18 cm) long, with

Growth Habit: Spreading shrub or erect branching tree

Comments: Cultivars available

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