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Hibiscus tiliaceus


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Leathery green leaves; yellow or white flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Informal hedge Specimen plant Containers

Zones: 10-12

Description: Widely distributed across tropical regions of the world, this evergreen shrub or small tree, growing to 25?ft (8?m) in height, has a widely spreading habit and smooth gray bark on a gnarled picturesque trunk. Rounded, smooth, leathery green leaves, up to

Growth Habit: Gnarled trunk, wide-spreading canopy

Comments: Branches used for baskets and ropes

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