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Phymosia umbellata

Classification

Order: Malvales
   Family: Malvaceae
            Genus: Phymosia
                        Specie: Phymosia umbellata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in part-shade

Features: Large, toothed, lobed leaves; deep pink flowers

Uses: Tropical gardens Shrub borders Informal hedge

Zones: 10-12

Description: A native of Mexico, this species resembles a hibiscus. It forms a tall shrub or small tree about 20 ft (6 m) in height with large, shallowly toothed, lobed leaves to 8 in (20 cm) long. The deep pink flowers, about 11?2 in (35 mm) long, are borne in small

Growth Habit: Upright branching habit

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