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Hibiscus pedunculatus

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 4-6 ft (1.2-1.8 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Variable leaves; pale to deep rose purple flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Tropical gardens

Zones: 10-12

Description: Native to southern Africa from Mozambique to South Africa, this perennial herb or subshrub grows to 4?6?ft (1.2?1.8?m) in height. It has variable leaves, up to 3?in (8 cm) across, with 3 to 5 rounded lobes. It bears nodding solitary flowers with 7 to 9 se

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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