Fremontodendron sp., Flannelbush

Fremontodendron sp.

Family: Malvaceae
Origin: Mexico
USDA Zone: 6-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapPlant used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunModerate waterRegular waterYellow, orange flowersSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The leaves have a leathery and fuzzy texture reminiscent of flannel (thus the name), and the yellow and orange flowers are large and showy. The hairs of the leaves and young shoots can cause skin irritation.

Similar plants:

Fremontodendron sp., Flannelbush
Fremontodendron sp., Flannelbush. Fremontodendron californicum
Fremontodendron californicum

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