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Grewia lasiocarpa , Elepants Ear Grewia, Forest Raisin, Shaggy Raisin

Grewia lasiocarpa

Elepants Ear Grewia, Forest Raisin, Shaggy Raisin
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Grewioideae
Origin: South Africa
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Tall shrub or small tree with beautiful pink flowers and large, velvet, round leaves 2-4" wide. Rare plant; leaves are very ornamental tropical looking. Cold hardy at least to light frost. Fast growing.


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