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Turk’s Cap flowers attract bees, hummingbirds and butterflies and are similar to their cousin, hibiscus, but their long red petals only partially unfurl, resembling a turban. Best used in the summer border and as an informal hedge in warmer climates. It freely spreads with velvety stems and broad, heart-shaped leaves; thickets can be found in South and North America.
Shade to full sun. Easily grown from seed. Generally problem-free.
Botanical Name | Malvaviscus arboreus
Family | Malvaceae
Type | deciduous perennial shrub
Origin | S.E. US, Mexico to Columbia, Peru, Brazil
Zone | Z13-15
Flower Height | 9’
Flower Diameter | 2”
Tucson Botanical Garden
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