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Anisodontea capensis, False mallow

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Anisodontea capensis

False mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Small to medium size shrub with bright pink flowers resembling Hibiscus, but smaller, 1-2" in diameter. Drought tolerant once established, not fussy about soil. A great butterfly attractor. Blooms spring to fall, very nice specimen plant. Trim it regularly to create round bushy shape.



Anisodontea capensis, False mallow

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Anisodontea capensis, False mallow

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Anisodontea capensis, False mallow

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