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Pavonia strictiflora, Goethea strictiflora, Goethea cauliflora, Goethea

Pavonia strictiflora, Goethea strictiflora, Goethea cauliflora

Family: Malvaceae
Origin: Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This rare tropical plant has bright red flowers that uniquely emerge directly from the stem. Relatively cold hardy, it can be planted in-ground, preferring shade or filtered light. Also grows well in a container. This evergreen shrub is an attractive plant for shady areas, with unusual color and shape.

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