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Hibiscus sabdariffa

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Small 3-lobed leaves; racemes of flowers in summer

Uses: Hedge Screen Shrub borders Containers Tropical gardens

Zones: 10-12

Description: Widely cultivated worldwide, this frost-tender native of tropical north Africa forms an erect annual, biennial or woody perennial, 8?ft (2.4 m) high, though it is normally much shorter. Its small serrated leaves, up to 6?in (15 cm) long, are divided into

Growth Habit: Erect branching habit

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