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Hibiscus schizopetalus

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Deep green leaves in clusters; pink-red pendulous flowers summer?autumn

Uses: Shrub borders Specimen plant Tropical gardens Containers

Zones: 10-12

Description: A drought- and frost-tender, evergreen to semi-deciduous shrub to 10?ft (3?m), with a spread of 6?ft (1.8?m), it is native to tropical east Africa and is possibly a variety of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. It has an arching, slender, weeping habit, with

Growth Habit: Arching weeping habit

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