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Phymosia umbellata, Malva umbellata, Mexican Bush Mallow, Malva Aparasolada

Phymosia umbellata, Malva umbellata

Mexican Bush Mallow, Malva Aparasolada
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Mexican Bush Mallow, Malva Aparasolada, Cranberry Cocktail.

Rare plant with awesome cranberry-colored flowers, native to Mexico. Three inch red mallow-like flowers on a spreading evergreen shrub or small tree to 15 feet with deeply lobed grayish green velvety leaves. Hummingbirds love it. Plant in good well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Hardy outdoors in mild climates. Can take a light frost.

See VIDEO of the opening Aparasolada flower


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Phymosia umbellata, Malva umbellata, Mexican Bush Mallow, Malva Aparasolada
Phymosia umbellata, Malva umbellata, Mexican Bush Mallow, Malva Aparasolada
Phymosia umbellata, Malva umbellata, Mexican Bush Mallow, Malva Aparasolada
Phymosia umbellata, Malva umbellata, Mexican Bush Mallow, Malva Aparasolada


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/phymosia_umbellata.htm